Italian piano, orchestral and film music composer. He was awarded an Oscar, Golden Globe and Ivor Novello Award in the Best Original Score category for the award-winning film Atonement.
Dario Marianelli was born in 1963 in Pisa and studied piano and composition in Florence and than in London where he currently works and lives.
In 2006, he was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Score category for his music to Joe Wright's Pride & Prejudice. The same score won him the Classical Brit Award in the Soundtrack/Musical Theatre Composer of The Year category and also earned him an Ivor Novello Award nomination. He was also nominated for a Classical Brit Award in the Soundtrack of The Year category for Atonement.
Marianelli has written orchestral music for the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philarmonic and London Symphony Orchestra and for the Britten-Pears Orchestra, vocal music for the BBC Singers, and incidental music for the Royal Shakespeare Company, along with several ballet scores.
He also composed the soundtrack to Eat, Pray, Love, Ágora, The Brothers Grimm, V for Vendetta, Opal Dream, I Capture the Castle and more.