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Artist Biography For Nicholas Britell

Nicholas Britell Born October 17 1980 Is An American Composer Pianist And Film Producer Based In New York City. He Has Scored Both Of Barry Jenkins' Studio Films Moonlight 2016 And If Beale Street Could Talk 2018 Both Of Which Received Nominations For Best Original Score At The Academy Awards. He Has Also Worked With Adam McKay Scoring His Two Most Recent Films The Big Short 2015 And Vice 2018 . The HBO Original Series Succession 2018–present Marked Britell's Entry Into Television Scoring Every Episode Of The First And Second Season And Earning Him The Emmy Award For Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music And The Hollywood Music In Media Award For Best Original Score - TV Show/Limited Series. His Score For The Second Season Of Succession Was Nominated In 2020 For The Emmy Award For Outstanding Music Composition For A Series Original Dramatic Score . At The World Soundtrack Awards Britell Was Awarded Film Composer Of The Year In 2019 For His Scores For Vice And If Beale Street Could Talk And Television Composer Of The Year In 2020 For Succession. Britell Was Raised In A Jewish Family In New York City. He Graduated From The College Preparatory School Hopkins School In 1999. Britell Is A Graduate Of The Juilliard School's Pre-College Division And A Phi Beta Kappa Graduate Of Harvard University In 2003. At School He Was A Member Of The Instrumental Hip-Hop Group The Witness Protection Program Where He Played Keyboards And Synthesizers. Britell Is Part Of An Emerging Generation Of Composers And Artists Who Draw From An Eclectic Range Of Influences. His Work Is Inspired By Rachmaninoff Gershwin Philip Glass And Zbigniew Preisner As Well As By Producers Quincy Jones And Dr. Dre. He Is Married To Cellist Caitlin Sullivan.

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