danny elfman

Biography

Daniel Robert Elfman was born on May 29, 1953 in Los Angeles, California. He fronted the rock band Oingo Boingo throughout the 1980's, and is one of todays most sought-after composers in Hollywood. Elfman grew up in Baldwin Hills in Los Angeles, which was a racially mixed community - he earned the nickname 'the whitest white kid'. When he was young, he spent a lot of his time in the local theatre, and he admired composers such as Bernard Hermann and Franz Waxman.

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