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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.

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Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best recognized as the frontman of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Brian Boydell 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 ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1917-2000)

Birthplace: Howth, Republic of Ireland

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Brian Byrne

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

Birthplace: Ireland

Brian Crosby is a film score composer and film crew member. ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland

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