Stephen Warbeck (born 3 May 1953) is an English composer, best known for his film and television scores.
Warbeck was born in Southampton, Hampshire. He first became known for the music for Prime Suspect and won an Academy Award for his score for Shakespeare in Love. He won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music in a Play in 1994.
Warbeck attended Bristol University, and began his career as an actor. He plays the accordion and co-leads the group The hKippers (the 'h' is silent) with Paul Bradley.
Awards and nominations
Academy Award for Original Music Score-Best Original Score-Musical & Comedy Score
BAFTA Award for Best Film Music-Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
BAFTA TV Award for Best Original Television Music
BMI Film & TV Awards
BMI Film Music Award
Cannes International Film Festival Awards
Jury Prize for Feature Films
European Film Awards
Best Composer Award
Ghent International Film Festival Awards
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 'THE IMPACT OF MUSIC ON FILM'-Georges Delerue Award for Best Music
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media