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Cong Su (simplified Chinese: 苏聪; traditional Chinese: 蘇聰; pinyin: Sū Cōng; born 1957 in Tianjin, China) is a Chinese composer. He studied at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, then in Germany. He has lectured on music theory, music analysis, film music and ballet music at the Musikhochschule in Munich. Since 1991 he is professor of film and media composition at the newly founded State Film Academy in the Stuttgart area. Together with Ryuichi Sakamoto and David Byrne, Su won the Best Original Score Academy Award for the Bernardo Bertolucci film The Last Emperor in 1987. He has scored other film soundtracks, mostly for Asian films. Su divides his time between Beijing, Lake Constance and Lucca, Italy. Works[edit]

Film

The Last Emperor – Soundtrack (1987) Green Tea (2002) Jasmine Women (2004)

External links[edit]

Cong Su official site

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Academy Award for Best Original Score

1930s

Louis Silvers (1934) Max Steiner (1935) Leo F. Forbstein (1936) Charles Previn (1937) Erich Wolfgang Korngold/Alfred Newman (1938) Herbert Stothart/Richard Hageman, W. Franke Harling, John Leipold, Leo Shuken (1939)

1940s

Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith, Ned Washington/Alfred Newman (1940) Bernard Herrmann/Frank Churchill and Oliver Wallace (1941) Max Steiner/Ray Heindorf and Heinz Roemheld (1942) Alfred Newman/Ray Heindorf (1943) Max Steiner/Morris Stoloff and Carmen Dragon (1944) Miklós Rózsa/Georgie Stoll (1945) Hugo Friedhofer/Morris Stoloff (1946) Miklós Rózsa/Alfred Newman (1947) Brian Easdale/Johnny Green and Roger Edens (1948) Aaron Copland/Roger Edens and Lennie Hayton (1949)

1950s

Franz Waxman/Adolph Deutsch and Roger Edens (1950) Franz Waxman/Johnny Green and Saul Chaplin (1951) Dimitri Tiomkin/Alfred Newman (1952) Bronisław Kaper/Alfred Newman (1953) Dimitri Tiomkin/Adolph Deutsch and Saul Chaplin (1954) Alfred Newman/Robert Russell Bennett, Jay Blackton and Adolph Deutsch (1955) Victor Young/Alfred Newman and Ken Darby (1956) Malcolm Arnold (1957) Dimitri Tiomkin/Andre Previn (1958) Miklós Rózsa/Andre Previn and Ken Darby (1959)

1960s

Ernest Gold/Morris Stoloff and Harry Sukman (1960) Henry Mancini/Saul Chaplin, Johnny Green, Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal (1961) Maurice Jarre/Ray Heindorf (1962) John Addison/Andre Previn (1963) Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman/Andre Previn (1964) Maurice Jarre/Irwin Kostal (1965) John Barry/Ken Thorne (1966) Elmer Bernstein/Alfred Newman and Ken Darby (1967) John Barry/Johnny Green (1968) Burt Bacharach/Lennie Hayton and Lionel Newman (1969)

1970s

Francis Lai/The Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr) (1970) Michel Legrand/John Williams (1971) Charlie Chaplin, Raymond Rasch and Larry Russell/Ralph Burns (1972) Marvin Hamlisch/Marvin Hamlisch (1973) Nino Rota and Carmine Coppola/Nelson Riddle (1974) John Williams/Leonard Rosenman (1975) Jerry Goldsmith/Leonard Rosenman (1976) John Williams/Jonathan Tunick (1977) Giorgio Moroder/Joe Renzetti (1978) Georges Delerue/Ralph Burns (1979)

1980s

Michael Gore (1980) Vangelis (1981) John Williams/Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse (1982) Bill Conti/Michel Legrand, Alan and Marilyn Bergman (1983) Maurice Jarre/Prince (1984) John Barry (1985) Herbie Hancock (1986) Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne and Cong Su (1987) Dave Grusin (1988) Alan Menken (1989)

1990s

John Barry (1990) Alan Menken (1991) Alan Menken (1992) John Williams (1993) Hans Zimmer (1994) Luis Enríquez Bacalov/Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz (1995) Gabriel Yared/Rachel Portman (1996) James Horner/Anne Dudley (1997) Nicola Piovani/Stephen Warbeck (1998) John Corigliano (1999)

2000s

Tan Dun (2000) Howard Shore (2001) Elliot Goldenthal (2002) Howard Shore (2003) Jan A. P. Kaczmarek (2004) Gustavo Santaolalla (2005) Gustavo Santaolalla (2006) Dario Marianelli (2007) A. R. Rahman (2008) Michael Giacchino (2009)

2010s

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (2010) Ludovic Bource (2011) Mychael Danna (2012) Steven Price (2013) Alexandre Desplat (2014) Ennio Morricone (2015) Justin Hurwitz (2016) Alexandre Desplat (2017)

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Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score

1940s

Life with Father – Max Steiner (1947) The Red Shoes – Brian Easdale (1948) The Inspector General – Johnny Green (1949)

1950s

Sunset Boulevard – Franz Waxman (1950) September Affair – Victor Young (1951) High Noon – Dimitri Tiomkin (1952) On the Beach – Ernest Gold (1959)

1960s

The Alamo – Dimitri Tiomkin (1960) The Guns of Navarone – Dimitri Tiomkin (1961) To Kill a Mockingbird – Elmer Bernstein (1962) (1963) The Fall of the Roman Empire – Dimitri Tiomkin (1964) Doctor Zhivago – Maurice Jarre (1965) Hawaii – Elmer Bernstein (1966) Camelot – Frederick Loewe (1967) The Shoes of the Fisherman – Alex North (1968) Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – Burt Bacharach (1969)

1970s

Love Story – Francis Lai (1970) Shaft – Isaac Hayes (1971) The Godfather – Nino Rota (1972) Jonathan Livingston Seagull – Neil Diamond (1973) The Little Prince – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe (1974) Jaws – John Williams (1975) A Star is Born – Kenneth Ascher, Paul Williams (1976) Star Wars – John Williams (1977) Midnight Express – Giorgio Moroder (1978) Apocalypse Now – Carmine Coppola, Francis Ford Coppola (1979)

1980s

The Stunt Man – Dominic Frontiere (1980) (1981) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – John Williams (1982) Flashdance – Giorgio Moroder (1983) A Passage to India – Maurice Jarre (1984) Out of Africa – John Barry (1985) The Mission – Ennio Morricone (1986) The Last Emperor – David Byrne, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Cong Su (1987) Gorillas in the Mist – Maurice Jarre (1988) The Little Mermaid – Alan Menken (1989)

1990s

The Sheltering Sky – Richard Horowitz, Ryuichi Sakamoto (1990) Beauty and the Beast – Alan Menken (1991) Aladdin – Alan Menken (1992) Heaven & Earth – Kitarō (1993) The Lion King – Hans Zimmer (1994) A Walk in the Clouds – Maurice Jarre (1995) The English Patient – Gabriel Yared (1996) Titanic – James Horner (1997) The Truman Show – Burkhard Dallwitz, Philip Glass (1998) 1900 – Ennio Morricone (1999)

2000s

Gladiator – Lisa Gerrard, Hans Zimmer (2000) Moulin Rouge! – Craig Armstrong (2001) Frida – Elliot Goldenthal (2002) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – Howard Shore (2003) The Aviator – Howard Shore (2004) Memoirs of a Geisha – John Williams (2005) The Painted Veil – Alexandre Desplat (2006) Atonement – Dario Marianelli (2007) Slumdog Millionaire – A. R. Rahman (2008) Up – Michael Giacchino (2009)

2010s

The Social Network – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross (2010) The Artist – Ludovic Bource (2011) Life of Pi – Mychael Danna (2012) All Is Lost – Alex Ebert (2013) The Theory of Everything – Jóhann Jóhannsson (2014) The Hateful Eight – Ennio Morricone (2015) La La Land – Justin Hurwitz (2016) The Shape of Water - Alexandre Desplat (2017)

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