Harald Kloser

Harald Kloser (born July 9, 1956) is an Austrian film composer, producer and screenwriter. Since his critical and commercial breakthrough in 2005, in which he won the BMI Film Music Award for both of his scores for Alien vs. Predator and The Day After Tomorrow,[3] he has become a regular collaborator of the latter's director, Roland Emmerich, having composed music for every one of the director's films since 2004, excluding Stonewall (2015). Out of those films, all but Anonymous (2011) have been collaborations with fellow composer Thomas Wander.

Harald Kloser
Born (1956-07-09) July 9, 1956 (age 66)
OccupationFilm composer, producer and writer
Years active1988-present
(m. 1991; div. 2002)
[1] Ana Maria Lombo

Besides composing original scores, Kloser has also produced and co-written several films with Emmerich, starting with 10,000 BC (2008), which Emmerich invited Kloser to write after liking the story changes Kloser proposed to The Day After Tomorrow.[4]

Kloser was married to Désirée Nosbusch, and the couple's children Lennon and Luka are also musicians.[1][5] He has since gotten into a relationship with Ana Maria Lombo, best known as part of girl group Eden's Crush.


Year Title Composer Producer Writer Notes
1997 Comedian Harmonists Yes No No
1999 The Thirteenth Floor Yes No No
2000 Deliberate Intent Yes No No
2000 Eine Handvoll Gras Yes No No
2001 Der Tunnel Yes No No
2002 Sins of the Father Yes No No TV movie
Dracula Yes No No
RFK Yes No No
2003 Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story Yes No No
2004 The Day After Tomorrow Yes No No
Alien vs. Predator Yes No No
2006 Sturmflut Yes No No
2008 10,000 B.C. Yes Yes Yes
2009 2012 Yes Yes Yes
2011 Anonymous Yes No No
2013 White House Down Yes Yes No
2016 Independence Day: Resurgence Yes Yes No
2018 Discarnate Yes Yes No
2019 Midway[6] Yes Yes No
2022 Moonfall Yes Yes Yes


  1. ^ a b c der Redaktion, Von (9 March 2018). "Désirée Nosbusch: Ich hab endlich den Richtigen gefunden". Bild der Frau. Retrieved 4 June 2020. Kinder: Lennon-Noah (22) und Luka-Teresa (19).
  2. ^ Happy birthday my little angel #billiefrancissusa
  3. ^ Harald Kloser at SoundtrackNet
  4. ^ Writer-Producer Harald Kloser of New-to-DVD "2012"
  5. ^ Stream: New singles from Luka Kloser, Magic Giant and Sleeptalk
  6. ^ Gleiberman, Owen (2019-11-06). "Film Review: 'Midway'". Variety. Retrieved 2020-06-04.

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