Harry Gregson-Williams is a British composer, orchestrator, conductor and music producer.
British composer, orchestrator, conductor and music producer. He writes music for films and his most notable works are: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
k, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
. He has also written for video games and television programs. He earned a music scholarship to St. John's College, Cambridge at the age of 7 and subsequently gained a coveted spot at London's Guildhall School of Music & Drama from which he recently received an Honorary Fellowship. He was the composer on all four installments of the blockbuster Shrek
franchise; garnered a BAFTA nomination for the score for the first Shrek
and received Golden Globe and Grammy Award nominations for his score to Andrew Adamson's The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
. He has also just completed work on Adamson's Mr Pip
. His other recent scores include Blackhat
for Michael Mann, Monkey Kingdom for Disney Nature
and Miss You Already
for director Catherine Hardwicke, The Equalizer, Total Recall
, music for Ridley Scott's Prometheus
, the animated film from Aardman, Arthur Christmas, and the action thriller Cowboys & Aliens
directed by Jon Favreau, as well as the unique documentary Life in a Day
. He has also been a regular and valued mentor at the Sundance Composers Lab working directly with talented emerging composers from all over the world.