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

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

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Alberto Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Alberto Iglesias age 63 Alberto Iglesias Fernández-Berridi is a Spanish composer. He has written the music for several Spanish films, mostly from Pedro Almodóvar and Julio Medem. He has been nominated for ...more

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Alejandro Gutiérrez del Barrio is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Alejandro Gutiérrez del Barrio Died at 69 (1895-1964) Alejandro Gutiérrez del Barrio was a Spanish born musician and score composer who worked in the Cinema of Argentina between 1936 and his death in 1964. A professional score composer hired ...more

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Alejandro Massó is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Alejandro Massó age 75 Alejandro Massó is a film score composer and actor.

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Alejandro Román is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Alejandro Román age 47 Alejandro Román, is a Spanish composer and pianist. Musician of eclectic style, his works cover both current symphonic composition like jazz or film music.

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Andrés P. Estrada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Andrés P. Estrada age 37 Andrés P. Estrada is a film score composer and film editor.

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Antonio Pérez Olea is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Antonio Pérez Olea Died at 82 (1923-2005) Antonio Pérez Olea was a film score composer, cinematographer, film director and screenwriter.

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Arnau Bataller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Arnau Bataller age 41 Arnau Bataller is a film score composer.

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Arturo Vaquero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Arturo Vaquero age 46 Arturo Vaquero is a film score composer, musician and composer.

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Augusto Algueró is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Augusto Algueró Died at 77 (1934-2011) Augusto Algueró Dasca was a Spanish arranger, composer and music director. Algueró studied both music and medicine. Among his most famous compositions are ...more

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Carles Cases is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Carles Cases age 60 Carles Cases is a musician and film score composer.

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Carlos Jean is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Carlos Jean age 45 Carlos Jean Arriaga is a Galician DJ and record producer. He is the co-founder of the group Najwajean, and has been a producer for some of the most important Spanish and Latin-American artists ...more

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Carmelo Bernaola is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Carmelo Bernaola Died at 73 (1929-2002) Carmelo Alonso Bernaola was a Basque composer and clarinetist. A member of the Generation of '51, he was one of the most influential composers in the Spanish musical scene of the second half of ...more

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Constança Capdeville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Constança Capdeville Died at 55 (1937-1992) Constança Capdeville was a Portuguese pianist, percussionist, music educator and composer. She was born in Barcelona and lived in the village of Caxias as a child, writing piano ...more

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Daniel Mangrané is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Daniel Mangrané Died at 75 (1910-1985) Daniel Mangrané was a Spanish film producer, screenwriter and film director.

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David Trueba is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
David Trueba age 48 David Trueba is a Spanish novelist, film director and screenwriter. He is the brother of Academy Award winner Fernando Trueba. He has published two novels in Anagrama Editions.

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Eduardo Sainz de la Maza is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Eduardo Sainz de la Maza Died at 79 (1903-1982) Eduardo Sáinz de la Maza was a Spanish composer. Born in Burgos, he is brother of Regino Sáinz de la Maza. Composing for the Classical Guitar, some of his notable works include the ...more

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Enrique Bunbury is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Enrique Bunbury age 50 Enrique Ortiz de Landázuri Izarduy, born August 11, 1967 is a Spanish singer-songwriter. Bunbury was born in Zaragoza, Spain. He got involved in music in the early 1980s, making his debut ...more

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Eugenio Mira is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Eugenio Mira age 40 Eugenio Mira is a film director, film score composer, screenwriter and an actor.

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Fabio McNamara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Fabio McNamara age 61 Fabio McNamara is an actor and film score composer.

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Gregorio García Segura is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Gregorio García Segura Died at 74 (1929-2003) Gregorio García Segura was a film score composer.

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Irene Zoe Alameda is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Irene Zoe Alameda age 44 Irene Zoe Alameda is a Spanish writer, filmmaker and music composer of film soundtracks and pop-music. Author of three books, five short-movies and two music albums. She is currently a columnist ...more

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Isaac Albéniz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Isaac Albéniz Died at 49 (1860-1909) Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual was a Spanish pianist and composer best known for his piano works based on folk music idioms. Transcriptions of many of his pieces, such as ...more

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Iván Laxe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Iván Laxe age 43 Iván Laxe is a film score composer.

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Javier Elorrieta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Javier Elorrieta age 68 Javier Elorrieta is a film director.

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Jesús Franco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Jesús Franco Died at 83 (1930-2013) Jesús "Jess" Franco was a Spanish film director, writer, composer, cinematographer and actor. Franco started out in 1954 as an assistant director in the Spanish film industry, ...more

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Jesús García Leoz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Jesús García Leoz Died at 49 (1904-1953) Jesús García Leoz was a Spanish composer, particularly noted for his film scores. He was a favourite pupil of Turina and one of the "músicos del '27."

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Joan Valent is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Joan Valent age 53 Joan Valent is a film score composer.

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José Padilla is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
José Padilla Died at 71 (1889-1960) José Padilla was a composer.

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José Vázquez Vigo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
José Vázquez Vigo Died at 57 (1898-1955) José Vázquez Vigo was a film score composer.

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José Villalobos is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
José Villalobos age 41 José Villalobos is a film score composer, screenwriter, film producer and director.

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Juan J. Colomer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Juan J. Colomer age 52 Juan José Colomer is a Spanish composer.

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Juan Manuel Sueiro is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Juan Manuel Sueiro age 47 Juan Manuel Sueiro is a film score composer.

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Julián Bautista is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Julián Bautista Died at 60 (1901-1961) Julián Bautista was a Spanish composer and conductor. He was a member of Generation of '27 and the Group of Eight, the latter of which also included composers Jesús Bal y Gay, ...more

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Julio de la Rosa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Julio de la Rosa age 45 Julio de la Rosa is a composer, musician, singer and film score composer.

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Lluís Llach is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Lluís Llach age 69 Lluís Llach i Grande is a Catalan composer and singer-songwriter from Girona. He is one of the main representatives of Nova cançó, a movement of musicians, and singers who ...more

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Loquillo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Loquillo age 57 José María Sanz Beltrán, Loquillo or Loco is a Spanish rock singer. He was born in Barcelona.

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Lucas Vidal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Lucas Vidal age 34 Lucas Vidal is a Spanish composer who became the youngest Berklee College of Music student ever to compose and record the score to a feature film with a full orchestra and best known for scores ...more

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Luis Pastor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Luis Pastor age 65 Luis Pastor is an actor.

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Manuel Alejandro is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Manuel Alejandro age 85 Manuel Alejandro, is a Spanish composer of Latin love songs, which are better known as ballads. He has written, composed, and arranged songs for the likes of Luis Miguel, Plácido Domingo, ...more

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Manuel Quiroga is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Manuel Quiroga Died at 89 (1899-1988) Manuel L. Quiroga was a film score composer.

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Mariano Marín is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Mariano Marín age 58 Mariano Marín is a film score composer.

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Miguel Ríos is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Miguel Ríos age 73 Miguel Ríos is a Spanish singer, composer, actor. He is one of the pioneers of rock and roll in Spain.

The Top Beers from Spain

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Najwa Nimri is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Najwa Nimri age 46 Najwa Nimri Urrutikoetxea is a Spanish actress and singer of Jordanian descent.

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Nani Garcia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Nani Garcia age 63 Nani Garcia is a film score composer and art director.

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Pablo Casals is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Pablo Casals Died at 97 (1876-1973) Pau Casals i Defilló, known during his professional career as Pablo Casals, was a Spanish Catalan cellist and conductor. He is generally regarded as the pre-eminent cellist of the first ...more

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Paco de Lucía is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Paco de Lucía Died at 67 (1947-2014) Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gomes, known as Paco de Lucía, was a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist, composer and producer. A leading proponent of the New Flamenco style, he helped ...more

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Paco Ibáñez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Paco Ibáñez age 83 Francisco "Paco" Ibáñez is a Spanish singer and musician born in Valencia on November 20, 1934. He went to France in 1952 during the Franco dictatorship in Spain and ...more

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Patxi Andión is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Patxi Andión age 70 Francisco "Patxi" Andión González is a Spaniard best known as a singer-songwriter and musician, although he has a substantial body of acting work.

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Piti Sanz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Piti Sanz age 52 Piti Sanz is a film score composer and an actor.

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Rafael de León is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Spain
Rafael de León Died at 74 (1908-1982) Rafael de León was a writer and film score composer.