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List of notable or famous film score composers from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top film score composers born in Australia and even some popular film score composers who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian film score composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film score composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film score composer from Australia is included when available.

List includes Angus Young, Brody Dalle and more.

This historic film score composers from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian film score composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous film score composers from Australia?" These prominent film score composers of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian film score composers.

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Andrew Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Andrew Lancaster is an Australian director. He has been awarded in the Asia-Pacific Film Festival twice. More specific, in 1993 he won the "Best Short Film" award for the film Palace ...more

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Angus Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 63
Angus McKinnon Young is a Scottish-born Australian guitarist best known as a co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. Known for his energetic ...more

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Ash Gibson Greig is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Ash Gibson Greig is a film score composer.

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Asher Bilu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 82
Asher Bilu, is an Australian artist who creates paintings, sculptures and installations. He has also contributed to several films by Director Paul Cox as production designer. He was born in ...more

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Ben Frost is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 39
Ben Frost is an Australian composer and producer. He is based in Reykjavík, Iceland. Frost composes minimalist, instrumental and experimental music. His albums include: Steel Wound, ...more

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Ben Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 40
Benjamin Michael "Ben" Lee is an Australian ARIA Award winning musician and actor. Lee began his career as a musician at the age of 14 with the Sydney band Noise Addict, but focused on ...more

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Benjamin Speed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 39
Benjamin Peter Speed is an Australian musician who composes scores for film, television and theatre. He performs and records as Mister Speed and was vocalist and songwriter in the Australian ...more

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Bob Young is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Bob Young age 96
Bob Young is a film score composer.

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Brett Aplin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Brett Aplin is a film score composer.

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Brody Dalle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 40
Brody Dalle is an Australian-born singer-songwriter and guitarist. She is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of punk rock band the Distillers and later alternative rock band

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Bruce Rowland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 76
Bruce Rowland is a well-known Australian composer. He composed the soundtrack for the 1982 movie "The Man from Snowy River", as well as the soundtrack for its 1988 sequel "The Man ...more

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Bruce Smeaton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 80
Bruce Smeaton is a film score composer.

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Cezary Skubiszewski is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 70
Cezary Skubiszewski, is a Polish Australian composer for film, television and orchestra. He studied the piano from the age of six. He migrated from Poland to Australia in 1973, when he was 25. ...more

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Christopher de Groot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Christopher de Groot
Christopher de Groot is a film score composer.

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David McCormack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 51
David McCormack is an Australian musician and singer-songwriter who fronted Brisbane-based rock group Custard.

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Douglas Gamley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Douglas Gamley Dec. at 74 (1924-1998)
Douglas Gamley was an Australian film composer, who worked on British and American films. Gamley's early teachers included Waldemar Seidel in Melbourne. He was particularly influenced by Modest ...more

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Francois Tetaz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 48
François "Franc" Tétaz is an Australian film composer, music producer and mixer, who won the Australasian Performing Right Association / Australian Guild of Screen ...more

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George Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 90
George Dreyfus AM is an Australian contemporary classical, film and television composer.

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Aunty Jack is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 75
Grahame John Bond AM is an Australian actor, writer, director, musician and composer, known primarily for his role as Aunty Jack.

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Guy Gross is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Guy Gross is an Australian film and television composer. He is known most for writing the award winning music for the Australian science fiction series Farscape and the international hit film ...more

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Hans Poulsen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 73
Hans Poulsen is a singer-songwriter and a film score composer.

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Jimmy Manzie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Jimmy Manzie
James "Jimmy/Jim" William Manzie is an Australian musician and songwriter for a variety of bands including rock revival band Ol' 55, pop groups The Breakers and The Fives before ...more

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Johanna Pigott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
age 64
Johanna Paton Pigott is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter and screenwriter. Her best known hit songs are Dragon's "Rain" which peaked at No. 2 on the Australian Kent Music ...more

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John Antill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Dec. at 82 (1904-1986)
John Henry Antill, CMG, OBE was an Australian composer best known for his ballet Corroboree.

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John Sangster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Australia
Dec. at 67 (1928-1995)
John Sangster was an Australian jazz composer, arranger, drummer, cornettist and vibraphonist born in Melbourne, most well known as a composer though also a gifted multi-instrumentalist. ...more