Michael Nyman (Composer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Michael Nyman

Composer and pianist whose minimalist works include film scores, operas, concerti, and string quartets. He also headed several pieces of Chamber Music with the Michael Nyman Band. In 2008 he won the Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

He attended King’s College, London and later trained at the Royal Academy of Music.

He composed numerous operas, including Facing Goya, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and Man and Boy: Dada, Love Counts.

He and his wife, Aet Nyman, had two daughters, one of whom (Molly Neiman) also became a composer.

He composed the critically-acclaimed soundtrack of director Jane Campion’s 1993 film, The Piano.

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How old is Michael Nyman? He was born in 1944, he is 80 years old.

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Michael Nyman Wiki

Michael Nyman Wiki/Bio
Famous asComposer
Age80 years old
BirthdayMarch 23, 1944
Zodiac SignAries
Net WorthN/A

Quotes by Michael Nyman

I’m like a decathlete who does all of the events he’s used to, but is being forced by certain circumstances to focus on three events, and being forced to focus on events that he wasn’t that interested in, and also weren’t his strongest events.

— Michael Nyman

I was rather disappointed, because the one thing I wanted to gain from that opportunity was to add something to his music, and have him add something to mine.

— Michael Nyman

There’s always a question of duration, there’s a question of who the orchestra is. No one is free to write what you want – you collaborate on a film score, and one of the good things is that someone else’s work is motivating you.

— Michael Nyman

I feel absolutely no threat or fear in Mexico City.

— Michael Nyman

I’m not a great inventor from scratch. What I do is to use, steal, acquire, reproduce or re-cycle music from other musicians.

— Michael Nyman