Thomas Pasatieri (born October 20, 1945 in New York) is an American opera composer.
He began composing at the age of 10. As a teenager, he studied with Nadia Boulanger and entered the Juilliard School at age 16, where he perfected his art.
He composed 24 operas, the best known being The Seagull (1972).
In 1984, he moved to Los Angeles. He then dealt with the orchestrations of film music (American Beauty, The Little Mermaid …)
In 2003, Thomas Pasatieri returned to New York to resume his career as a composer.
It has been exactly twenty years, since the period from 8 to 19 April 1994, when James Horner recorded at Abbey Road Studios with the London Symphony Orchestra, one of the most lyrical and romantic pieces of music in his career: Legends Of The Fall. This anniversary is an opportunity to return to this score, whose impact has preserved all its strength for two decades. After Glory (1989) and before Courage Under Fire (1996), the composer met up with the American director Edward Zwick for this adaptation of Jim Harrison's eponymous short novel, which brought together on screen Brad Pitt, Anthony
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