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In addition to being a prolific composer of music for film, he has quite a career as a songwriter. His first successes were with Nina Simone
. He reportedly stopped by her office unannounced and asked if she would record his songs "I Hold No Grudge" and "He Ain't Comin' Home No More" by singing them for her A Capella. She said yes on the spot. Since then, he has gone on to write songs for or ...
Frequently composes scores for screenwriter/director David Lynch