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List of notable or famous film score composers from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top film score composers born in Canada and even some popular film score composers who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian 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 Canada is included when available.

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Aaron Chan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 30
Aaron Chan is a screenwriter, film director, film editor, cinematographer and film score composer.

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Adam & the Amethysts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Adam and the Amethysts are a Canadian indie rock band formed in Montreal in 2004. The band is fronted by Adam Waito, a former member of Miracle Fortress.

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Adam Fulton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Adam Fulton is a film score composer and voice actor.

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Adam Locke-Norton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 36
Adam Locke-Norton is a film editor, film director and film score composer.

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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 44
Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for ...more

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Alex Khaskin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 58
Alex Khaskin is a Russian composer He was born in St. Petersburg. He spent his early years studying music, classical orchestration, and arrangement. He immigrated to Canada in 1981 and is now a ...more

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Anna McGarrigle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 74
Anna McGarrigle, CM is a Canadian folk music singer and songwriter who wrote and performed as a duo with her sister, Kate McGarrigle, until Kate's death in 2010.

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Benoît Charest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 54
Benoît Charest is a Canadian guitarist and film score composer from Quebec. He is best known for the soundtrack of the animated film Les Triplettes de Belleville, for which he won a ...more

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Benoit Grey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Benoit Grey
Benoit Grey is a film score composer.

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Bob Nolan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Dec. at 72 (1908-1980)
Bob Nolan was a Canadian-born American singer, songwriter, and actor. He was a founding member of the Sons of the Pioneers, and composer of numerous Country music and Western music songs, ...more

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Boris Malagurski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 30
Boris Malagurski is a Serbian-Canadian film director, producer, writer, television host and activist.

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Buffy Sainte-Marie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 78
Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC is a Canadian-American Cree singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist. Throughout her career in all of these areas, her ...more

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Carly Paradis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 38
Carly Paradis was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and is a composer and pianist. She composes soundtracks for movies, documentaries and television series. In 2008, she worked with film ...more

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Carmen Lombardo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Dec. at 68 (1903-1971)
Carmen Lombardo was the younger brother of bandleader Guy Lombardo. He was a vocalist and composer whose compositions included the 1928 classic "Sweethearts on Parade", which was ...more

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Christophe Beck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 47
Christophe Beck, also credited as Chris Beck, is a Canadian television and film score composer. He is a brother of the noted pianist Chilly Gonzales.

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Christopher Guglick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Christopher Guglick is a film score composer, pianist, singer-songwriter and sound engineer.

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Claude Foisy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Claude Foisy age 64
Claude Foisy is a film score composer.

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Colin Burrowes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Colin Burrowes age 45
Colin Burrowes is a film score composer, actor, film producer, film director, screenwriter, and film editor.

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Craig McConnell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Craig McConnell age 46
Craig McConnell is a Canadian music producer, film and television composer, and songwriter. His 9 feature films have received theatrical distribution in over 50 countries. His music is also ...more

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Dan Hill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 64
Daniel Grafton "Dan" Hill IV is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter. He had two major international hits with his songs "Sometimes When We Touch" and "Can't We ...more

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Daniel Ingram is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Daniel Ingram age 43
Daniel Ingram is a Canadian composer and songwriter, primarily for animated series soundtracks. He has written more than 200 songs for television, in genres ranging from current Pop and Classic ...more

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Daniel Lavoie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 69
Daniel Lavoie is a Canadian singer–songwriter, actor, producer, poet, and radio host, known for his song "Ils s'aiment" and the role of Frollo in musical Notre-Dame de Paris. He ...more

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Daniel Toussaint is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Daniel Toussaint age 61
Daniel Toussaint is a film score composer, sound designer and sound editor.

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Danny Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
age 45
Daniel Arthur "Danny" Smith is a Canadian actor and musician.

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Darren Baker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Canada
Darren Baker age 40
Darren Baker is a film score composer.