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Bruce Broughton

Bruce Broughton

Bruce Broughton (born March 8, 1945) is an American film, video game, and television soundtrack composer who has composed several highly acclaimed soundtracks over his extensive career, including American music classics such as Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey and its sequel, Lost in San Francisco, Harry and the Hendersons, Silverado, Tombstone, Miracle on 34th Street, The Boy Who Could Fly, The Rescuers Down Under and as well as the video game Heart of Darkness, and the animated TV series, Tiny Toon Adventures. Silverado earned him an Academy Award nomination, though he lost the Oscar to Out of Africa. He has won nearly a dozen Emmy awards.Broughton is a member of the Board of Directors of ASCAP, a Governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), a Past President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, a former Governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and is a lecturer at UCLA and USC.Academy Award controversyBroughton's song "Alone Yet Not Alone" from the film with the same name was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 86th Academy Awards, but the nomination was rescinded on January 29, 2014, after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences found that Broughton, a former governor and current executive committee member of the music branch of the Academy, had improperly contacted other branch members for support.AwardsEmmy Award wins:Warm Springs: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), 2005Eloise at Christmastime: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), 2004Eloise at the Plaza: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), 2003Glory & Honor: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), 1998O Pioneers!: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), 1992Tiny Toon Adventures (1991): Outstanding Original Song for main title theme (shared with lyricists Wayne Kaatz and Tom Ruegger), 1991The First Olympics: Athens 1896, Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) for part 1, 1984Dallas: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for episode "The Letter", 1984Dallas: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for episode "The Ewing Blues", 1983Buck Rogers in the 25th Century:Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for episode "The Satyr", 1981Emmy Award nominations:The Dive from Clausen's Pier: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score), 2006First Monday: Outstanding Main Title Theme Music, 2002True Women: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), 1997JAG: Outstanding Main Title Theme Music, 1995The Old Man and the Sea: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), 1990Two Marriages: Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the song "Home Here" (shared with lyricist Dory Previn), 1984The Blue and the Gray: Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) for part 2, 1983Quincy, M.E.: Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the song "Quincy's Wedding Song" from the episode "Quincy's Wedding", part 2 (shared with lyricist Mark Mueller), 1983Killjoy: Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), 1982Dallas: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for the episode "The Search," 1982Dallas Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for the episode "The Lost Child," 1980Hawaii Five-O, Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for the episode "The $100,000 Nickel," 1974Academy Award nominationsSilverado, Best Original Score (1986)"Alone Yet Not Alone" from Alone Yet Not Alone, Best Original Song (2013, nomination revoked)Grammy Award nominationYoung Sherlock HolmesSaturn AwardYoung Sherlock Holmes: Best Music, 1985

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