Birth date: 3/22/37
Likes: Turkey club sandwiches and to hack away at golf
Education: Eastman School of Music in New York; Manhattan School of Music
Holds master's degrees in composition, French horn, and piano. Has won eight ASCAP awards. Had been recorded and released internationally by many artists including: Julee Cruise, George Benson, and Patti Austin. Written musical scores for twelve films including: Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, Cousins, Tough Guys Don't Dance, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Wait Until Spring Bandini, and The Comfort of Strangers. Collaboration with David Lynch includes the Twin Peaks soundtrack and Julee Cruise's Floating Into the Night album.