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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
bromide fibre print, 1990
NPG P661


Michael Nyman; Mollie Nyman; Martha Nyman

by Emily Andersen
bromide fibre print, 1990
NPG x45676


Michael Nyman

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


Michael Nyman

by Pete Millson
bromide fibre print, October 2001
NPG x132543


Michael Nyman

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