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Bill Conti

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William Conti (born April 13, 1942) is an American composer and conductor, best known for his film scores, including Rocky (and four of its sequels), The Karate Kid (and all of its sequels), For Your Eyes Only, Dynasty (and its sequel The Colbys), The Big Chill and The Right Stuff, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Original Score. He also received nominations in the Best Original Song category for "Gonna Fly Now" from Rocky and for the title song of For Your Eyes Only. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Conti has received more than 852,083 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Bill Conti is the 467th most popular composer (up from 479th in 2019), the 2,215th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,259th in 2019) and the 26th most popular American Composer.

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  • 26

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  • 5.00

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  • 2.94

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Among composers, Bill Conti ranks 467 out of 1,216Before him are Raimonds Pauls, Franck Pourcel, Simon Mayr, Grock, Johann Christoph Pepusch, and Erwin Schulhoff. After him are Peter Cornelius, Paul Bowles, Pavel Haas, Einojuhani Rautavaara, James Newton Howard, and Vicente Martín y Soler.

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Among people born in 1942, Bill Conti ranks 155Before him are Sigfried Held, Robert Ballard, Rei Kawakubo, Silvia Federici, Fatma Girik, and Karen Uhlenbeck. After him are Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Rose Francine Rogombé, Chris Sarandon, Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Peter Norman, and Valeriy Brumel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Conti ranks 2,215 out of 18,182Before him are Wayne Shorter (1933), Henry A. Wallace (1888), Katey Sagal (1954), Voltairine de Cleyre (1866), Judd Hirsch (1935), and Chazz Palminteri (1952). After him are Charles Dow (1851), Ben Johnson (1918), John Frusciante (1970), Oliver Winchester (1810), David Letterman (1947), and Daryl Hannah (1960).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Bill Conti ranks 26Before him are Alfred Newman (1900), Stephen Sondheim (1930), Terry Riley (1935), Michael Kamen (1948), Richard Rodgers (1902), and George Crumb (1929). After him are Paul Bowles (1910), James Newton Howard (1951), Danny Elfman (1953), Stephen Foster (1826), John Adams (1947), and George Antheil (1900).

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