About Basil Poledouris
Basilis Konstantine "Basil" Poledouris (August 21, 1945 - November 8, 2006) was a Greek-American music composer who concentrated on the scores for movies and television shows. Poledouris won the Emmy Award for Best Musical Score for work on part four of the TV miniseries Lonesome Dove in 1989. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Basil Poledouris credited two influences with guiding him towards music: the first was composer Miklós Rózsa, the second was his Greek Orthodox heritage. Poledouris was raised in the Church, and he used to sit in services, enthralled with the choir's sound. Read more about Basil Poledouris on Last.fm.