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Born on 11th December 1960 in Surrey, UK, Rachel Portman is “one of the most prolific film score composers of the modern age,” having written over 100 scores for films and stage productions.
Composing film scores is a field within the movie industry that is still overwhelmingly monopolized by men. A study published last year found that of the 100 top-grossing movies of the last twelve years, only 1.4% had a score composed by a woman. And yet, there are female composers: a handful who have been steadily working in the industry for years and a new set who are slowly breaking into Hollywood.… read more.