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Marius de Vries
|Born||1961 (age 58–59)|
|Genres||Electronica, trip hop, rock|
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, composer, engineer|
|Instruments||Keyboards, drum programming, guitar|
Marius de Vries (born 1961) is an English music producer and composer. He has won a Grammy Award from four nominations, two BAFTA Awards, and an Ivor Novello Award.
Marius de Vries was educated at Bedford School between 1975-1980 and then at Peterhouse, Cambridge.
De Vries served as the executive music producer for the 2016 film La La Land and produced the accompanying soundtrack. He also co-wrote the song "Start a Fire" alongside John Legend, Justin Hurwitz, and Angelique Cinelu, and had a small role in the film as a casting director.
De Vries was the music director of the 2001 film Moulin Rouge! and worked with Nellee Hooper on the film soundtrack of Romeo + Juliet as co-composer, programmer, and co-producer. Both of these projects won de Vries BAFTA awards, and he was awarded an Ivor Novello Award for his compositional work on the former.[ citation needed ]
He also wrote the scores for Stephan Elliott's surreal thriller Eye of the Beholder [ citation needed ] as well as Elliott's adaptation of the Noël Coward comedy Easy Virtue . The latter is notable musically for using the real singing voices of leading actors Ben Barnes, Jessica Biel, and Colin Firth.
In 2010, he co-wrote the score of Kick-Ass with John Murphy, Henry Jackman and Ilan Eshkeri. He co-produced, along with Tyler Bates and Zack and Deborah Snyder, and performed on the soundtrack of Snyder's 2011 film Sucker Punch .[ citation needed ]
June 2013 saw the world premiere of de Vries' score for King Kong, directed by Daniel Kramer, with a book by Craig Lucas and animatronics by Sonny Tilders,in Melbourne ahead of a Broadway mounting.
Songs by Teddy Thompson
Songs by Rufus Wainwright
|1998||Romeo + Juliet||Best Film Music||Won|
|1998||Ray of Light||Album of the Year||Nominated|
|Contact from the Underworld of Redboy||Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical||Nominated|
|2001||Moulin Rouge!||Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media||Nominated|
|2017||La La Land||Won|
Ivor Novello Awards
|1998||Romeo + Juliet||Best Original Film Score||Won|
World Soundtrack Awards
|2001||Moulin Rouge!||Best Original Score of the Year||Nominated|
|Most Creative Use of Existing Material on a Soundtrack||Won|
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