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Bill Conti

1942 - Today

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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) 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 787,601 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Bill Conti is the 479th most popular composer (down from 476th in 2019), the 2,260th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,045th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Composer.

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  • 2.68

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Bill Conti ranks 479 out of 1,228Before him are Mykola Lysenko, Wilhelm Stenhammar, Johann Adam Hiller, Domenico Dragonetti, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Christian Sinding. After him are Joaquín Turina, Franz Xaver Richter, Johann Joseph Fux, Stephen Foster, Étienne Méhul, and Vítězslav Novák.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1942, Bill Conti ranks 150Before him are Rei Kawakubo, Evaristo Carvalho, Britt Ekland, Takao Nishiyama, Frank Zane, and Piers Courage. After him are Rupert Sheldrake, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Michel Fourniret, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Christopher A. Sims, and Silvia Federici.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Conti ranks 2,260 out of 15,968Before him are Thomas P. Stafford (1930), Tom Ford (1961), Damon Wayans (1960), Tito Puente (1923), Frank Zane (1942), and William Le Baron Jenney (1832). After him are King C. Gillette (1855), Freddie King (1934), Chris Noth (1954), Dean Cain (1966), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), and Oliver Winchester (1810).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Bill Conti ranks 27Before him are Elmer Bernstein (1922), Carmine Coppola (1910), Richard Rodgers (1902), James Newton Howard (1951), Terry Riley (1935), and Morton Feldman (1926). After him are Stephen Foster (1826), Paul Bowles (1910), Danny Elfman (1953), Alex North (1910), John Adams (1947), and George Antheil (1900).

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