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Jan Hammer - 49% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 April 1948, Prague, Czechoslovakia. This former child prodigy was working in a jazz ensemble at the age of 14, and studied theory and composition at the Prague Academy of Muse Arts. In 1968, as Czechoslovakia fell under Soviet rule, Hammer won a scholarship to Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Two years later he was playing with artists such as Elvin Read more

Jerry Goldsmith - 33% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jerrald Goldsmith, 10 February 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 21 July 2004, Beverly Hills, California, USA. A prolific composer for films and television, from the late 50s through to the new millennium. Besides studying music at the University of South Carolina (under Hungarian composer Miklos Rozsa), Goldsmith also took lessons in office practice and secured a job a Read more

Kenny Loggins - 30% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Children's Music Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 January 1948, Everett, Washington, USA. Loggins, who began his career as a staff writer for Wingate Music, came to prominence as a member of Loggins And Messina from 1971-77. After separating from Jim Messina, he set out on a solo recording career, specialising in rock ballads such as ‘Whenever I Call You ‘Friend’’, a 1978 US Top 5 hit which was co-writ Read more

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Trevor Rabin - 30% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1955, South Africa. Rabin learned classical piano and guitar from an early age, forming his first band, Rabbit, when he was aged only 14. Rabbit were a short-lived teenybop sensation in South Africa during the early 70s, releasing two albums that attained gold status. Moving to England in 1977, he signed to Chrysalis Records and polished up some demos he had previously recor Read more

Baltimora - 27% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Ray Parker Jr. - 27% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 May 1954, Detroit, Michigan, USA. This accomplished musician gained his reputation during the late 60s as a member of the house band at the 20 Grand Club. This Detroit nightspot often featured Motown Records acts, one of which, the (Detroit) Spinners, was so impressed with the young guitarist’s skills that they added him to their touring group. Parker was also employe Read more

John Parr - 26% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 November 1954, Nottingham, England. This UK vocalist, guitarist, composer and producer specialized in highly melodic AOR. He enjoyed a brief period of transatlantic success in the mid-80s, with his recordings for Atlantic Records compared to Rick Springfield and Eddie Money. Parr broke into the US Top 30 at the end of 1984 with ‘Naughty Naughty’, following which Read more

Starship - 24% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Alan Silvestri - 23% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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New York, USA. A prolific composer of film music, from the 70s through to the 90s. Silvestri studied at the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, before scoring some low-budget movies and working on the US television series Chips In the late 70s and early 80s he composed the music for Las Vegas Lady, The Amazing Dobermans (starring Fred Astaire in an off-beat r Read more

Bill Conti - 23% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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13 April 1942, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. A composer, conductor and musical director for television and films, Conti was taught to play the piano by his father from the age of seven, and later, after the family had moved to Miami, Florida, took up the bassoon. After leaving high school he studied composition at Louisiana State University, and played in its symphony orche Read more

Laura Branigan - 22% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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3 July 1957, Brewster, New York, USA, d. 26 August 2004, East Quogue, New York, USA. A former backing vocalist with Leonard Cohen, Branigan’s breakthrough came in 1982, when her energetic voice was demonstrated to its full effect on a belting rendition of Umberto Tozzi’s 1979 Italian hit ‘Gloria’. It reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and stayed i Read more

Irene Cara - 21% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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Irene T Escalera, 18 March 1959, New York City, New York, USA. Having spent most of her childhood as a successful actor, singer and dancer, Cara’s role as Coco Hernandez in the 1980 Alan Parker movie Fame was tailor-made. Based around the lives, loves and ambitions of students at the New York School of Performing Arts, Cara’s rendition of the jubilant title song wa Read more

Limahl - 21% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock
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T'Pau - 19% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1986, this UK band began as a songwriting partnership between vocalist Carol Decker (10 September 1957, England) and guitarist Ronnie Rogers (b. 13 March 1959, Shrewsbury, England). While recording a demonstration disc, they were joined by session musicians Michael Chetwood (b. 26 August 1954, Shrewsbury, England; keyboards), Paul Jackson (b. 8 August 1961; bass) a Read more

James Horner - 18% match to Harold Faltermeyer

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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14 August 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA. A prolific composer, arranger and conductor for films from the late 70s through to the new millennium, Horner studied at the Royal College Of Music in London, at USC Los Angeles, and UCLA. In the late 70s he worked on several films for Roger Corman’s New World production company, including Up From The Depths, The Lady In Red Read more


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