COMPOSER

Justin Hurwitz

1985 - Today

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Justin Gabriel Hurwitz (born January 22, 1985) is an American film composer and a television writer. He is best known for his longtime collaboration with director Damien Chazelle, scoring each of his films: Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009), Whiplash (2014), La La Land (2016), and First Man (2018).For La La Land, he won two Academy Awards: Best Original Score and Best Original Song (for "City of Stars") as well as the Golden Globe Awards for Best Original Score and Best Original Song (for "City of Stars"), and the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Justin Hurwitz has received more than 1,155,947 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Justin Hurwitz is the 1,202nd most popular composer (down from 994th in 2019), the 12,182nd most popular biography from United States (down from 9,440th in 2019) and the 122nd most popular American Composer.

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  • 1.2M

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  • 50.03

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

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  • 4.75

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  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Justin Hurwitz ranks 1,202 out of 1,228Before him are Marc Shaiman, Masashi Hamauzu, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hitoshi Sakimoto, Inon Zur, and Thomas Bergersen. After him are Jonathan Larson, Lera Auerbach, John Ottman, Rhys Chatham, Airat Ichmouratov, and Steven Price.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1985, Justin Hurwitz ranks 335Before him are Lukáš Rosol, Shiloh Fernandez, Jung Sung-ryong, Guilherme Marinato, Kalomira, and Mohammed Abdellaoue. After him are Sarah Butler, Lee Keun-ho, Ignacio Scocco, Niki Zimling, Aries Merritt, and Cris Cyborg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Justin Hurwitz ranks 12,182 out of 15,968Before him are Amy Pascal (1958), Jerry Stackhouse (1974), Tom Carper (1947), Anna Deavere Smith (1950), Kalomira (1985), and Ed Schafer (1946). After him are Lawton Chiles (1930), Alanna Masterson (1988), T.J. Miller (1981), Lawrence Wright (1947), Sarah Butler (1985), and Nicole Sullivan (1970).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Justin Hurwitz ranks 122Before him are Frank Loesser (1910), Steve Roach (1955), Don Davis (1957), Jeremy Soule (1975), Randall Thompson (1899), and Marc Shaiman (1959). After him are Jonathan Larson (1960), John Ottman (1964), Rhys Chatham (1952), Eric Whitacre (1970), Christopher Tin (1976), and Oneohtrix Point Never (1982).