Name: Rachel Portman
Born: 1960
Birthplace: United Kingdom

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Rachel Portman


Rachel Portman or Mary Berkeley Portman, (Haslemere, England, 11 December 1960) is a British composer who made history in 1996 for being the first woman composer who won an Academy Award for the Best Original Score for Emma. After that, she has been nominated again twice for the soundtracks of The Cider House Rules (1999) and Chocolat (2000). She was granted with the Order of the British Empire in 2010, and is an honorary member of the Worcester College, Oxford. She has composed over 100 film scores, and she has collaborated with the BBC in some projects, such as an opera based on The Little Prince and a choral symphony called The Water Diviner among others.


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2002 Hart’s War (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Decca 14 Tracks