Alexandre Desplat

Alexandre Michel Gerard Desplat

Also known as A. Desplat, A. W Desplat, A. W. Desplat, A.Desplat, A.W. Desplat, Alex Desplat, Alexadre Desplat, Alexandre Michel Desplat, Desplat
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Discography of Alexandre Desplat:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Syriana (Music From The Motion Picture) 17 Audio 2005-12-13 RCA Red Seal
2 The Golden Compass (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 26 Audio 2007 New Line Records
3 Girl With A Pearl Earring (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 20 Audio 2004 Decca
4 The Queen 16 Audio 2006 Milan
5 The Golden Compass (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 26 Audio 2007 Decca
6 L'enquête Corse 17 Audio 2004 Play Time
7 Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 26 Audio 2010 WaterTower Music
8 Chéri (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 15 Audio 2009-06-16 Varèse Sarabande
9 Coco Avant Chanel 18 Audio 2009-09-22 Varèse Sarabande
10 Regarde Les Hommes Tomber (Bande Originale Du Film) 29 Audio 1994 La Bande Son
11 The Twilight Saga: New Moon (The Score) 21 Audio 2009-11-20
12 Fantastic Mr. Fox 47 Audio 2009 Fox Music
13 Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 26 Audio 2010 Watertower Music
14 The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button 48 Audio 2008 Concord Records
15 Music From The Twilight Saga For Chamber Orchestra 24 Audio 2011 BSX Records
16 Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 (Limited Edition Collector's Set) 64 Audio 2010 WaterTower Music
17 Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 25 Audio 2011-07-12 WaterTower Music
18 Hostage 24 Audio 2005 Superb Records
19 The King's Speech 14 Audio 2010 Decca
20 L'Ennemi Intime 15 Audio 2007 Naïve
21 Argo (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 17 Audio 2012 WaterTower Music
22 The Tree Of Life 13 Audio 2011-05-24 Lakeshore Records
23 Marie-Louise Ou La Permission - Extraits! 6 Audio 1995 La Bande Son
24 Syriana 17 Audio 2005 RCA Red Seal
25 The Upside of Anger (Original Score) 21 Audio 2010-04-01 WaterTower Music
26 The Monuments Men (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 25 Audio 2014 Sony Classical
27 Godzilla (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 20 Audio 2014 Water Tower Music
28 The Grand Budapest Hotel (Original Soundtrack) 32 Audio 2014 ABKCO Records
29 Godzilla (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 20 Audio 2014-06-09


Alexandre Desplat (born 23 August 1961 in Paris, France) is a French film composer.

At the age of five, Desplat began playing piano and also became proficient on trumpet and flute. He studied with [a=Claude Ballif], [a=Iannis Xenakis] in France and [a=Jack Hayes] in the USA. He was also influenced by South American and African artists and teachers, among whom were [a=Carlinhos Brown] and [a=Ray Lema].

Desplat has extensively composed for films, first in France and later in Hollywood, including scores and incidental music for some 100 films. He has also composed individual songs that have been sung in films. His most known works include the scores to "The Painted Veil", "The Queen", "The Beat That My Heart Skipped" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".

In addition, he has written music for the theater, including pieces performed at the Comédie Française. In addition to his composing and performing, Desplat has also given Master Classes at La Sorbonne in Paris and at London's Royal College of Music.


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