Famous Film Score Composers from Ireland

Updated October 13, 2018 3.8k views 24 items

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

Examples of people on this list: Bono, Denis Leary and more.

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

Use this list of renowned Irish film score composers to discover some new film score composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (24 items)
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Paul David Hewson, KBE OL (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono (), is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best known as the lead vocalist and primary lyricist of rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. He attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, as well as schoolmates with whom he founded U2 in 1976. Bono soon established himself as a passionate frontman for the band through his expressive vocal style and grandiose gestures and songwriting. His lyrics are known for their social and political themes, and for their religious imagery inspired by his ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 58

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Brian Boydell (17 March 1917 – 8 November 2000) was an Irish composer whose works include orchestral pieces, chamber music, and songs. He was Professor of Music at Trinity College, Dublin for 20 years, founder of the Dowland Consort, conductor of the Dublin Orchestral Players, and a prolific broadcaster and writer on musical matters. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 83 (1917-2000)

Birthplace: Howth, Republic of Ireland

Brian Byrne

Brian Byrne is a film score composer. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Ireland

Brian Crosby (born 12 June 1973) is an Irish composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist working primarily in music for film and TV . ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland