Newton Howard Biography (1951-)

Born June 9, 1951; divorced from first wife; married Rosanna Arquette (an actress), 1986 (divorced); married; wife's name, Sophie; children: Jackson, Hayden. Career: Composer, music producer, and keyboardist. Worked as a producer for Valerie Carter, 1978, and played as a session musician with such performers as Fanny, 1974, Ringo Starr, 1974, Elton John, 1975-80, Neil Diamond, 1976, Harry Nilsson, 1976, Neil Sedaka, 1976, Yvonne Elliman, 1978, the Dudek-Finnigan-Kruger Band, 1980, Boz Scaggs, 1980, and Melissa Manchester. Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, outstanding main title theme music,1989, for Men; Grammy Award nomination, best instrumental music fromtelevision or film, 1990, for Dying Young; Academy Award nomination, best original score, 1991, for The Prince of Tides; Academy Award nomination, for best original score, 1994, for The Fugitive; Academy Awardnomination, best music-song, and Golden Globe Award nomination, best originalsong-motion picture, both 1994, for "Look What Love Has Done"; Emmy Award, outstanding individual achievement in main title theme music, 1994, for ER; Academy Award nomination (with others), best song, Golden Globe Award nominations, best music-song and best original song-motion picture, and GrammyAward nomination, best song written specifically for a motion picture or fortelevision, all 1997, for "For the First Time"; Academy Award nomination, best musical or comedy score, 1998, for My Best Friend's Wedding..

Composer, producer, keyboardist
Birth Details
June 9, 1951
United States

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