Carlos Rafael Rivera

Carlos Rafael Rivera (born 1970) is an American composer based from Guatemala.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8] In 2014, his music score for the movie A Walk Among the Tombstones[9] advanced for Oscar in the Best Original Score category.[10] Carlos also composed music for the Netflix miniseries Godless (2017)[11] and The Queen’s Gambit (2020).[12]

Carlos Rafael Rivera
Birth nameCarlos Rafael Rivera
Born1970 (age 50–51)
Occupation(s)Music composer

EducationEdit

He attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory School for high school. He has a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Southern California.[13]

DiscographyEdit

Film soundtracksEdit

Title Year
Without a Map 1999
Dragonfly 2002
Crash 2005
Feast 2006
A Walk Among the Tombstones 2014
Godless 2017
The Queen's Gambit 2020

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Who wouldn't want Randy Newman as a musical mentor?". news.usc.edu.
  2. ^ "CARLOS RAFAEL RIVERA". naxos.com.
  3. ^ "Episode 45 Carlos Rafael Rivera". bretwilliamsmusic.com.
  4. ^ "Composer Carlos Rafael Rivera". Archived from the original on 2016-08-15. Retrieved 2016-06-20.
  5. ^ "Carlos Rafael Rivera scores "A Walk Among the Tombstones" starring Liam Neeson". thescl.com. Archived from the original on 2016-08-19. Retrieved 2016-06-20.
  6. ^ "Interview with Carlos Rafael Rivera". filmsoundtrackcenter.com.
  7. ^ "PANTHER ALUMNI WEEK VISITING SPEAKER CARLOS RAFAEL RIVERA". mesutozgen.com.
  8. ^ "PANTHER ALUMNI WEEK WELCOMES COMPOSER CARLOS RAFAEL RIVERA, MEZZO-SOPRANO MISTY BERMUDEZ, SAXOPHONIST CHRIS CASTRO, AND FLUTIST ERNESTO FERNANDEZ". cartanews.fiu.edu/.
  9. ^ "Review: 'A Walk Among The Tombstones' Mostly Worth The Trek". forbes.com.
  10. ^ "Oscars: 114 Titles Advance In Original Score Category". hollywoodreporter.com.
  11. ^ "Carlos Rafael Rivera Scoring Netflix's 'Godless' | Film Music Reporter". Retrieved 2020-11-16.
  12. ^ "Carlos Rafael Rivera Scoring Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' | Film Music Reporter". Retrieved 2020-11-16.
  13. ^ "Composer Carlos Rafael Rivera". themiso.org. Archived from the original on 2016-08-15. Retrieved 2016-06-20.

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