Russ Landau

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Russ Landau (2005)

Russell Landau is an American composer of film and television scores and themes including seaQuest 2032 , Survivor , [1] [2] Fear Factor , and Pirate Master for which he won an Emmy in 2008. [3] He is an alumnus of the University of Bridgeport class of 1977 (South End, Bridgeport, Connecticut). [4]

He also created the music for the 2004 ABC pilot of Deal or No Deal.

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  2. "Emmy Award's Database". Emmys. Academy Of Television Arts & Science. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
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