David Arnold

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David Arnold (born 23 January 1962) is an English film composer whose credits include scoring five James Bond films, as well as Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), Godzilla (1998) and the television series Little Britain and Sherlock. For Independence Day he received a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television and for Sherlock he, and co-composer Michael Price, won a Creative Arts Emmy for the score of "His Last Vow", the final episode in the third series. Arnold scored the BBC / Amazon Prime series Good Omens (2019) adapted by Neil Gaiman from his book Good Omens, written with Terry Pratchett. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Arnold has received more than 650,006 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). David Arnold is the 1,109th most popular composer (down from 944th in 2019), the 3,887th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,480th in 2019) and the 68th most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, David Arnold ranks 1,109 out of 1,228Before him are William Sterndale Bennett, Masaaki Suzuki, Gavin Bryars, David Raksin, Spike Jones, and Junkie XL. After him are Howard Hanson, John Debney, John Kander, H. C. Robbins Landon, Lepo Sumera, and Jocelyn Pook.

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Among people born in 1962, David Arnold ranks 244Before him are Andrey Lavrov, Ikililou Dhoinine, Mark Haddon, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Richard Taylor, and Marc Lavoine. After him are Bruno Bellone, Bobcat Goldthwait, Lana Clarkson, Marc Cherry, Shinobu Ikeda, and Rick Yancey.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Arnold ranks 3,887 out of 6,924Before him are Stuart McCall (1964), John Aitken (1839), Steve Clark (1960), Robert Morris (1734), Adebayo Akinfenwa (1982), and Helen Fielding (1958). After him are Jamie Hewlett (1968), John Whitehurst (1713), Rita Tushingham (1942), James Nesbitt (1965), Ken Wharton (1916), and Charles Jarrott (1927).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, David Arnold ranks 68Before him are Fred Frith (1949), Granville Bantock (1868), Thomas Weelkes (1576), Adolph Deutsch (1897), William Sterndale Bennett (1816), and Gavin Bryars (1943). After him are Jocelyn Pook (1960), Nicholas Hooper (1952), Rachel Portman (1960), Hamilton Harty (1879), Samuel Arnold (1740), and Lennox Berkeley (1903).

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