Nigel Westlake


Birthday September 6, 1958

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Australia

Age 64 years old

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Award-winning composer whose career spanned three decades. He was most recognized for writing the film score for Imagine, the first Imax feature.

Before Fame

He briefly attended the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, but later left to pursue other opportunities.


He won the APRA-AMC Classical Music Award for Best Performance of an Australian Composition for Rare Sugar in 2008.

Family Life

His father Donald Westlake once performed as a lead clarinet player with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Associated With

He and pianist Geoffrey Lancaster both studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.