About Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (born 23 August 1961 in Paris, France) is a French film score composer. Notably, he has received six Academy Award nominations, six BAFTA nominations, five Golden Globe nominations, five Grammy nominations and six César nominations, winning a Golden Globe for his work on "The Painted Veil" (2006), a Grammy for his work on "The King's Speech" (2011) and a César for his work on "De Battre Mon Cœur S'est Arrêté" (2006) and "The Ghost Writer" (2011). In 2011, Desplat won his first British Academy Film Award for his score for "The King's Speech". Read more about Alexandre Desplat on Last.fm.