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Also Known As: Died: April 25, 1997
Born: Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Australia Profession: composer

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As a musician, Brian May's entertaining and creative music was in a variety of Hollywood productions. In 1956, he joined ABC and served as their musical director on most music programs. Brian May began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "The True Story of Eskimo Nell" (1974), "Snap-Shot" (1978) with Chantal Contouri and the foreign "Patrick" (1978) with Susan Penhaligon. His music also appeared in "Thirst" (1979), the action picture "Mad Max" (1979) with Mel Gibson and "Harlequin" (1980). In the eighties, Brian May's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "The Survivor" (1981), the horror movie "Turkey Shoot" (1981) with Steve Railsback and "The Killing of Angel Street" (1981). His work was also in "Road Games" (1981). Brian May's music was also featured in the Fred Dryer action film "Death Before Dishonor" (1987), the Patrick Swayze action movie "Steel Dawn" (1987) and the thriller "Dead Sleep" (1990) with Linda Blair. His music was also featured in "Bloodmoon" (1990) with Leon Lissek. Brian May most recently worked on the Larry Drake comedy "Dr. Giggles" (1992). Brian May passed away in April 1997 at the age of 63. ...

As a musician, Brian May's entertaining and creative music was in a variety of Hollywood productions. In 1956, he joined ABC and served as their musical director on most music programs. Brian May began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "The True Story of Eskimo Nell" (1974), "Snap-Shot" (1978) with Chantal Contouri and the foreign "Patrick" (1978) with Susan Penhaligon. His music also appeared in "Thirst" (1979), the action picture "Mad Max" (1979) with Mel Gibson and "Harlequin" (1980). In the eighties, Brian May's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "The Survivor" (1981), the horror movie "Turkey Shoot" (1981) with Steve Railsback and "The Killing of Angel Street" (1981). His work was also in "Road Games" (1981). Brian May's music was also featured in the Fred Dryer action film "Death Before Dishonor" (1987), the Patrick Swayze action movie "Steel Dawn" (1987) and the thriller "Dead Sleep" (1990) with Linda Blair. His music was also featured in "Bloodmoon" (1990) with Leon Lissek. Brian May most recently worked on the Larry Drake comedy "Dr. Giggles" (1992). Brian May passed away in April 1997 at the age of 63.

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Education

Adelaide Elder Conservatorium: -

Notes

Won the Miklos Rosza Award for best original score for "The Survivor" at the Paris International Festival

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