George Fenton

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George Howe, 19 October 1949, England. An important composer for the British theatre, films and television, from the 70s through to the 90s. After working on minor films in the 70s and early 80s, such as What Became Of Jack And Jill, You’re A Big Girl Now and Hussy, Fenton got his big break in 1982, when he collaborated with Ravi Shankar on the score for Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi. It was nominated for a Grammy and an Oscar, and the theme, ‘For All Mankind’, won an Ivor Novello Award. Five years later, Fenton, in association with Jonas Gwangwa, won another ‘Ivor’, and two Oscar nominations (score and title song), for his work on another Attenborough project, Cry Freedom. Fenton has scored several other superior British productions, such as Runners, The Company Of Wolves, Clockwise, White Of The Eye, 84 Charing Cross Road, High Spirits, The Dressmaker, A Handful Of Dust, White Mischief, Ladybird Ladybird, and The Madness Of King...

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