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Michael Nyman

(1944-), Composer

Sitter in 5 portraits
A prolific and highly respected composer, Michael Nyman's work encompasses operas and string quartets, film soundtracks and orchestral concertos, but he is best known as a film composer. Nyman's most notable scores include many Peter Greenaway films, such as The Draughtsman's Contract and The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, and the Jane Campion film The Piano.

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Michael Nyman, by Neil Drabble - NPG P661

Michael Nyman

by Neil Drabble
bromide fibre print, 1990
NPG P661

Michael Nyman; Mollie Nyman; Martha Nyman, by Emily Andersen - NPG x45676

Michael Nyman; Mollie Nyman; Martha Nyman

by Emily Andersen
bromide fibre print, 1990
NPG x45676

Michael Nyman, by Malcolm Crowthers - NPG x136990

Michael Nyman

by Malcolm Crowthers
C-type colour print, 2 February 1993
NPG x136990

Michael Nyman, by Pete Millson - NPG x132543

Michael Nyman

by Pete Millson
bromide fibre print, October 2001
NPG x132543

Michael Nyman, by Richard Cannon - NPG x133237

Michael Nyman

by Richard Cannon
Lambda C-type colour print, 23 August 2007
NPG x133237


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