Patrick Doyle

Patrick Doyle (born 6 April 1953) is a Scottish composer and occasional actor, best known for his film scores. During his 50-year career in film, television and theatre he has composed the scores for over 60 feature films. A longtime collaborator of actor-director Kenneth Branagh, he is known for his work on films such as Henry V, Sense and Sensibility, Hamlet, Carlito's Way, and Gosford Park, as well as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Thor, Brave, Cinderella, Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile. He has scored the films of many renowned directors including Robert Altman, Ang Lee, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, Brian De Palma, Chen Kaige, Amma Asante, Régis Wargnier and Kenneth Branagh. Doyle has been nominated for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, one BAFTA and two Caesars and he won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Film Theme, for 'Henry V'. He has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from both The World Soundtrack Awards and Scottish BAFTA, the PRS Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Music and received the ASCAP Henry Mancini Award for "outstanding achievements and contributions to the world of film and television music." On 18 February 2023, Buckingham Palace announced that Patrick Doyle has been commissioned to compose The Coronation March which will be performed live as part of The Coronation of Their Majesties, The King and The Queen Consort, at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6 May 2023.

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