David Michael Frank
David Michael Frank is an American composer, music arranger, and conductor, who has written musical scores for over 80 films and hundreds of primetime TV episodes, with four Emmy award nominations.
David Michael Frank was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He studied piano and composition at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and was soloist at the Peabody Orchestra since the age of 16. In 1978 he moved to California and since then he has become a prolific composer in various genres.
Michael Jackson, around the time of his death, worked with Frank on an album of classical music.
Awards and nominations
- 2009: Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his theme for ABC's The Mole
- 1999: Primetime Emmy Award nomination for music in You Lucky Dog
- 1996 Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score) Annie: A Royal Adventure!
- 1990: Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Music Direction - "Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration" (Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction)
- David Michael Frank's website
- David Michael Frank's credits at filmreference.com
- Soundtrack for The Mole
- "Michael Jackson planned album of classical music", The Guardian, 3 July 2009
- "Interview with composer David Michael Frank", July 10, 2009 (retrieved March 16, 2014)
- "Emmy Music Nominations Announced", July 16, 2009 (retrieved March 16, 2014)
- "OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A MINISERIES OR A SPECIAL 1996"