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|Born:||April 26, 1940||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Italy||Profession:||Music ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Moved from Italy to Munich
Established Musicland Studios
Released debut single "Looky, Looky"
Debut LP, "Son of My Father" released
Formed a production partnership with musician Pete Bellotte
First collaboration with Donna Summer, "Lady of the Night"; with Bellotte would go on to produce and co-write songs for the Boston-based songstress for six prolific years
Summer's 17-minute smash "Love to Love You Baby" released, sparking wave of "disco fever"
Released Donna Summer's "I Remember Yesterday", featuring the hit single "I Feel Love"
Film composing debut, scoring Alan Parker's "Midnight Express"; won Academy Award for Best Original Score
Donna Summer's hit single-packed double LP "Bad Girls" released
Final collaboration of the Summer/Bellotte/Moroder hitmaking team, Summer's LP "The Wanderer"
Produced and composed the soundtrack for "American Gigolo"; co-wrote hit theme "Call Me" with Blondie's Debbie Harry
Co-wrote the Irene Cara hit "Flashdance... What a Feeling"
Composed score for Brian De Palma's "Scarface"
Composed song score for, and had cameo role in, the computer-themed romance "Electric Dreams"
Produced and composed the "original soundtrack" for Fritz Lang's silent classic "Metropolis"
Wrote the hit songs "Take My Breath Away" and "Danger Zone" for the film "Top Gun", winning his third Academy Award for the former
Composed song score for the action film "Over the Top", including the Kenny Loggins hit "Meet Me Half Way"
Was associate producer and songwriter for the Italian thriller "Mamba"
Contributed score to the German-Italian sci-fi feature "Jackpot"
Produced, directed, wrote, edited and composed the score for the experimental computer animated short "A Special Tree"
Composed the score for the electronic music documentary "Modulations"; was also a featured interviewee
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