Everybody in the world, knows this wonderful melody. Everybody at least once, found himself whistling the theme while absent-minded. And this happens because the simplicity of the notes brings back the listener to his childhood. Oh, and obviously because the film “Forrest Gump” was a total blast for the emotions of the viewer :D
Alan Anthony Silvestri (born March 26, 1950) is an American composer and conductor who works primarily in film and television.
He is best known for his frequent collaboration with Robert Zemeckis, composing for such major hit films as the Back to the Future trilogy,Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and Forrest Gump, as well as the superhero films Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, and the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. His other film scores include The Delta Force, Predator and its sequel Predator 2, The Abyss, Stuart Little, The Mummy Returns, Lilo & Stitch and Night at the Museum.
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About the Curator - Igor Longhi
Igor Longhi, Italian piano and soundtracks composer. From the experiences at the Conservatory through the publication of 4 albums and international live experience with his reggae band (Makako Jump), Igor composes his music by capitalizing on his musical influences, resulting from great masters such as Einaudi, Yiruma, Tiersen, and making of classicism and minimalism its flag.