Composer Information

David Shire

Aliases:
Born:
July 3, 1937
Buffalo, New York
Performing Rights Organization:
BMI (LA)

External Websites

Filmography

2018
Love After Love
2016
Quitters
2009
Beyond A Reasonable Doubt
2007
Zodiac*
Take Flight [Stage Musical] []
with: Richard Maltby, Jr. (lyrics)
*
2006
The Toolbooth
2002
Ash Wednesday
Two Against Time
2000
Thin Air
1999
Double Platinum
Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End
Spenser: Small Vices
1998
I Married a Monster
Rear Window [TV Movie]*
1997
Horton Foote's Alone
Last Stand at Saber River*
Ms. Scrooge
1996
Neil Simon's Jake's Women
1995
A Father for Charlie
Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story
Murderous Intent
One Night Stand^
Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story
Streets of Laredo
The Heidi Chronicles
The Man Who Wouldn't Die
Trecumseh: The Last Warrior
1994
Danielle Steel's Once in a Lifetime [TV Movie]
Jane's House
Lily in Winter
Reunion
Texan
The Journey Inside*
1993
Bloodlines: Murder in the Family
Danielle Steel's Heartbeat [TV Movie]
Remember
Skylark
1992
Bed And Breakfast*
Bed of Lies
Broadway Bound
Four Eyes and Six-Guns
Last Wish
Nightmare in the Daylight
Something to Live For: The Alison Gertz Story
The Habitation of Dragons
1991
Paris Trout^
Sarah, Plain and Tall^
The Boys
1990
A Promise to Keep
Always Remember I Love You
Common Ground [TV Movie]
The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake
1989
Closer Than Ever [Stage Musical] []
with: Richard Maltby, Jr. (lyrics)
*
I Know My First Name is Steven
The Women of Brewster Place [Miniseries]*
1988
Monkey Shines*
God Bless the Child
Viceversa
1987
Backfire
Echoes in the Darkness
Mayflower Madam
1986
Short Circuit*
Night Mother^
Promise
1985
Amazing Stories [TV Series] []
with: James Horner (composer), Philip Marshall (composer), Craig Safan (composer), Danny Elfman (composer), Steve Bartek (composer), Leonard Rosenman (composer), Bruce Broughton (composer), Jimmy Webb (composer), Thomas Newman (composer), Ralph Burns (composer), Michael Kamen (composer), Alan Silvestri (composer), Jerry Goldsmith (composer), Steve Dorff (composer), Arthur B. Rubinstein (composer), Georges Delerue (composer), Fred Steiner (composer), Lennie Niehaus (composer), John Addison (composer), Billy Goldenberg (composer), David Newman (composer), John Williams (composer)
*
Return to Oz*
Do You Remember Love
The Blue Yonder
1984
2010: The Year We Make Contact*
Oh, God! You Devil
1983
Max Dugan Returns*
1982
The World According to Garp^
1981
Paternity*
Darkroom [TV Series] []
with: Craig Safan (composer), Dan Wyman (composer)
Homeroom
Only When I Laugh^
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
1980
The Earthling []
with: Dick DeBenedictis (composer)
^
1979
Apocalypse Now (unused score) []
with: Carmine Coppola (composer), Francis Ford Coppola (composer)
*
Fast Break []
with: James Di Pasquale (composer)
^
Norma Rae*
Old Boyfriends*
The Promise*
1978
Daddy, I Don't Like It Like This
Flying High [TV Series] []
with: Arthur B. Rubinstein (composer)
Straight Time^
The Defection of Simas Kudirka
1977
Saturday Night Fever*
Force of Evil
Raid on Entebbe*
Something for Joey^
Tales of the Unexpected [TV Series] []
with: Duane Tatro (composer), Richard Markowitz (composer)
^
The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened
The Storyteller
The White Buffalo (unused score) []
with: John Barry (composer)
*
1976
Alice [TV Series]
All the President's Men*
Amelia Earhart
Harry and Walter Go to New York
McNaughton's Daughter
The Big Bus*
The Oregon Trail [TV Movie]
The Practice [TV Series] []
with: James Di Pasquale (composer)
1975
Farewell, My Lovely*
The Fortune
The Hindenburg*
Winner Take All
1974
Killer Bees
Lucas Tanner [TV Series]
Sidekicks
Tell Me Where It Hurts
The Conversation*
The Godchild^
The Healers
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three*
The Virginia Hill Story
1973
Class of '44
Isn't It Shocking?
Showdown
Steelyard Blues []
with: Mike Bloomfield (composer), Nick Gravenites (composer)
Two People
1972
The Final Crash
The Sixth Sense [TV Series] []
with: Billy Goldenberg (composer)
To Find a Man
1971
Drive, He Said
Getting Together [TV Series] []
with: Hugo Montenegro (composer)
Harpy
Marriage: Year One
One More Train to Rob
See the Man Run
Skin Game
Summertree
The Impatient Heart
The Priest Killer
1970
McCloud [TV Series] []
with: Frank De Vol (composer), Stu Phillips (composer)
McCloud: Who Killed Miss U.S.A.?
1964
I'd Rather Be Rich
1962
The Virginian (The Men From Shiloh) [TV Series] []
with: Hans J. Salter (composer), Franz Waxman (composer), Ennio Morricone (composer), Dave Grusin (composer), David Buttolph (composer), John Williams (composer), Leonard Rosenman (composer), Bernard Herrmann (composer), Oliver Nelson (composer)
Key: * Has related album(s); ^ Has compilation album(s) only.