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Sacha Puttnam: Bio

Sacha Puttnam was born on April 5, 1966. Being the son of a noted film director Lord David Puttnam, he made some film appearances in his early days as a child. Later, Sacha studied in Russia, as well as Berkley, CA, as a composer and conductor. Some of his former students included the children of Tony Blair (Former Prime Minister of England).

Sacha returned to his classical music roots once Bush split in 2002. He appeared on Chris Coco's album in 2002 entitled Next Wave, which was more of an ambient style of music. Later he did a full collaboration of classical music with Chris Coco and on the album Remasterpiece. More recently, Sacha released a solo album in July 2014 entitled Puttnam Plays Puttnam.

Sacha is currently working and living in Ireland as a composer and arranges music for many mediums including movies, advertising, television and radio. He has one daughter, Ava May, that was born in 2005.

1 Love Theme from Midnight Express
2 Abraham's Theme from Chariots of Fire
3 Irish Love from Cal
4 Gabriel's Theme from The Mission
5 Consolation No. 3 from Lisztomania
6 Theme from Chariots of Fire
7 Laura's Theme from The Duellists
8 Going Home from Local Hero
9 The Swan from My Life So Far
10 Eric's Theme from Chariots of Fire
11 Liebestraume No.3 from Lisztomania
12 Theme from Memphis Belle (Danny Boy) from Memphis Belle
13 Romance Sans Paroles from Personal Favourite
14 Eric's Theme Variation from Chariots of Fire
15 My Love is Like a Red Red Rose from My Life So Far
16 Nessun Dorma from The Killing Fields
Sacha Puttnam - Going Home (from 'Local Hero') Music Video
David Puttnam - On Luck vs. Talent
David Puttnam - Eric's Theme from Chariots of Fire.mp3
David Puttnam - Eric's Theme from Chariots of Fire/pt 2.mp3
David Puttnam - My Love is Like a Red Red Rose
David Puttnam - Nessun Dorma from The Killing Fields
David Puttnam - When Fred Zimmerman met Michael Eisner
David Puttnam - Romance Sans Paroles
David Puttnam - Theme from Memphis Belle
David Puttnam - Liebestraume No.3 from Lisztomania
The Reality of Climate Change | David Puttnam | TEDxDublin

"I've always sensed what a script should sound like - even before the movie's been made" David Puttnam

Composer and pianist Sacha Puttnam plays music from his father, British film producer Lord David Puttnam's best loved films. David spent thirty years as an independent producer of award-winning films including Local Hero, Chariots of Fire, Midnight Express and Memphis Belle. His films have won 10 Oscars, 25 Baftas and the Palme D'Or at Cannes. Educated in conducting and composition at Boston's Berklee College of Music and the Moscow Conservatory, Sacha Puttnam composes and arranges for film, television, radio and games as well as for several groups and ensembles. He has toured with Bush and Moby, and was with Vangelis as he created the theme music for the film Chariots of Fire. Brand new arrangements and recordings of classic themes by Vangelis, Ennio Morricone, George Fenton, Giorgio Moroder, Mark Knopfler.

6 NEW -  42 Total
SYND:
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Direct: SiriusXM, MOOD
Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Portland, Detroit, Baltimore, Berkeley, Milwaukee, El Paso, Chatanooga, Canada, UK
Online: Taintradio, Radio Times

Crossover Media Projects with: Sacha Puttnam