Carter Burwell

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Carter Benedict Burwell (born November 18, 1954) is an American composer of film scores. He has consistently collaborated with the Coen brothers, having scored most of their films, including Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, No Country For Old Men, Burn After Reading, Hail, Caesar! and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carter Burwell has received more than 616,095 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Carter Burwell is the 962nd most popular composer (down from 881st in 2019), the 5,354th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,095th in 2019) and the 55th most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Carter Burwell ranks 962 out of 1,228. Before him are Napoléon Henri Reber, Félicien David, Yuri Shaporin, John Rutter, Artur Kapp, and Cyril Scott. After him are Hermann Goetz, František Škroup, John Corigliano, Einar Englund, Italo Montemezzi, and Roger Sessions.

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Among people born in 1954, Carter Burwell ranks 201Before him are Hartwig Gauder, Mango, Kengo Kuma, Sergey Naryshkin, Ross the Boss, and Rekha. After him are Joe Bryant, Mark Lindsay Chapman, Han Zheng, Tallis Obed Moses, Corinna Harfouch, and Pascal Greggory.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carter Burwell ranks 5,354 out of 15,968. Before him are Beth Hart (1972), Ronee Blakley (1945), Jack Finney (1911), Lydia Davis (1947), Zendaya (1996), and Mark Rolston (1956). After him are Gary Dourdan (1966), Kevin Conway (1942), Boz Scaggs (1944), Joe Bryant (1954), Mike Todd (1909), and Jorge Garcia (1973).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Carter Burwell ranks 55Before him are Charles Wuorinen (1938), Harry Partch (1901), Morton Gould (1913), Leonard Rosenman (1924), W. C. Handy (1873), and Walter Piston (1894). After him are John Corigliano (1938), Roger Sessions (1896), William Christie (1944), Alan Hovhaness (1911), Paul Whiteman (1890), and Ferde Grofé (1892).

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