Knowledge Identifier: +James_Newton_Howard
Born in 1951.
Countries: United States (43%), Germany (9%), United Kingdom (9%)
Linked to: Thacher School, University of Southern California, Capitol Records, Columbia Records
After Howard left college, he toured with Elton John as a keyboardist during the late 1970s and early 1980s
In 1982, Howard was featured on Toto IV as the strings conductor and orchestrator for "I Won't Hold You Back," "Afraid Of Love," and "Lovers In The Night"
From 1986 to 1987, Howard was married to actress Rosanna Arquette
Ryeland Allison - By the year 2000, Ryeland had broadened his alliances by working with other composers of note such as Harry Gregson-Williams, John Powell, Mark Mancina, Andrew Gross, Roy Hay, John Van Tongeren, Michel Colombier, Steve Dorff, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Mark Mothersbaugh, Steve Jablonsky, and James Newton Howard
Lady in the Water - Having already formulated ideas for the score the previous year, James Newton Howard wrote it during the early part of 2006, and the orchestral score was recorded over a period of four days in May 2006 by the 91-piece Hollywood Studio Symphony
Blood Diamond (film) - It was composed by James Newton Howard, and won the "Soundtrack of the Year" at the 2008 Classical BRIT *awards
In 2009, he was awarded a Grammy along with Hans Zimmer for the soundtrack to "The Dark Knight"
In September 2010, he was appointed visiting professor of media composition at the Royal Academy of Music in London
On April 7, 2016 it was officially announced that James Newton Howard would compose the score for the upcoming fantasy drama Fantatsic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a spin-off/prequel of the Harry Potter "