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4, 1970
Rockville, MD
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4, 1970 (age 51)
Rockville, MD


Internationally-renowned artist and music producer whose considered a pioneer behind the trance and electronic dance music scene. He has produced and collaborated with artists such as Britney SpearsMadonnaTiësto, NSYNC, and Sting. He was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album for These Hopeful Machines in 2010.

Before Fame

He studied composition and theory at the Washington Conservatory of Music at the age of eight. He attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music at 15 but later dropped out.


He entered the Guinness Book of World Records for his song "Somnambulist," which had the largest number of vocal edits in a song.

Family Life

He was born Brian Wayne Transeau, but is better known by his initials BT. He started listening to classical music at the age of four and playing the piano from an early age as well.

Associated With

He composed an original score for the film The Fast and the Furious starring Paul Walker.