Michael Galasso

Michael Galasso
Born 1949
Hammond, Louisiana, U.S.
Died September 9, 2009
Paris, France
Occupation Composer

Michael John Galasso (1949, Hammond, Louisiana - September 9, 2009, Paris) was an American composer, violinist, and music director.[1][2][3]

Film Scores

Galasso wrote music for films, including Wong Kar-wai's "In the Mood for Love", Babak Payami's "Secret Ballot" and Turkish directors Yeşim Ustaoğlu's "Waiting for the Clouds" and Derviş Zaim's "Mud".

He won the César Award for Best Music Written for a Film in 2009 for the film Séraphine, directed by Martin Provost.

Three of his songs, "Scene I", "Scene VI", "Scene VII", appeared in the 1986 romantic comedy "My Chauffeur", starring Deborah Foreman and Sam J. Jones.

Sound Installations

Galasso made numerous sound installations, including the Giorgio Armani Retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2000 (the first sound installation in the New York Guggenheim's history) and the Guggenheim Bilbao in 2001.



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