Bob Telson

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Birthday
14, 1949
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
France

About

Composer, pianist, and songwriter best known for his work in musical theater and film. His musical The Gospel at Colonus, starring Morgan Freeman and the Five Blind Boys, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

Before Fame

He performed Mozart on television when he was nine. He received a degree in Music from Harvard University in 1970.

Trivia

He was nominated for an Academy Award for "Calling You" from Bagdad Café, a 1987 German film directed by Percy Adlon.

Family Life

He had two sons with his wife Isabel de Sebastian.

Associated With

He was part of The Philip Glass Ensemble from 1972 until 1974.