Alexandre Desplat
Date of Birth
Aug 23, 1961


A lifelong fan of music and film whose duel passions combined with a talent for composition to lay the groundwork for a prolific career scoring films, Alexandre Desplat grew up admiring the cinematic scores of such legends as Bernard Herrmann, Georges Delerue, Maurice Jarre, and Nino Rota. A native of France, Desplat began playing the piano at age five and was raised on a steady diet of American...