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Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano. He has additionally written a number of operas, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Letters, Riddles and Writs, Noises, Sounds & Sweet Airs, Facing Goya, Man and Boy: Dada, Love Counts, and Sparkie: Cage and Beyond, and he has written six concerti, four string quartets, and many other chamber works, many for his Michael Nyman Band, with and without whom he tours as a performing pianist. Nyman stated that he prefers to write opera rather than other sorts of music.

Age: 71
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: British
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary


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2015 Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words -
2014 Eighteam -
2013 Fanny, Alexander & jag -
2012 Everyday -
2012 White Elephant -
2012 Irina -
2012 Miradas múltiples (La máquina loca) -
2012 On Landguard Point -
2011 The Mexican Suitcase -
2010 The Trip -
2010 Krokodyle -


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Nominated for 16 Awards | Won 6


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