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Benny & Joon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Rachel Portman

Benny & Joon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Rachel Portman

Biography

Born: December 11, 1960 in Haslemere, England

Genre: Soundtrack

Years Active: ’90s, ’00s, ’10s

A British-born composer, Rachel Portman’s biggest claim to fame was being the first woman to win an Academy Award (an Oscar, that is) for Best Original Score. The award, which resulted from her work on the 1996 film Emma, wasn’t her only chance at the coveted prize. She continued her streak of well-received scores by earning nominations in 1999 and 2000 for Cider House Rules and Chocolat, respectively. Portman’s first score, for the film War of the Buttons, appeared in 1994. She went on to write…

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