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Marius de Vries

Marius de Vries
Grammy and BAFTA-awarded English music producer.


Marius de Vries is an English music producer and composer. He has won a Grammy Award from four nominations, two BAFTA Awards, and an Ivor Novello Award.

Music producer

As a recording artist, he has collaborated with Bjork, Madonna, Massive Attack, David Bowie, U2, Rufus Wainwright, Chrissie Hynde, Neil Finn, Annie Lennox, Bebel Gilberto, David Gray, P.J. Harvey, Elbow, and Josh Groban.

Marius served as the executive music producer for the 2016 film La La Land and produced the accompanying soundtrack. He also co-wrote the song "Start a Fire" alongside John Legend, Justin Hurwitz, and Angelique Cinelu, and had a small role in the film as a casting director.

Composer/film scores

Marius was the music director of the 2001 film Moulin Rouge and worked with Nellee Hooper on the film soundtrack of Romeo + Juliet as co-composer, programmer, and co-producer. Both of these projects won de Vries BAFTA awards, and he was awarded an Ivor Novello Award for his compositional work on the former.

He also wrote the scores for Stephan Elliott's surreal thriller Eye of the Beholder as well as Elliott's adaptation of the Noël Coward comedy Easy Virtue. The latter is notable musically for using the real singing voices of leading actors Ben Barnes, Jessica Biel, and Colin Firth.

In 2010, he co-wrote the score of Kick-Ass with John Murphy, Henry Jackman and Ilan Eshkeri. He co-produced, along with Tyler Bates and Zack and Deborah Snyder, and performed on the soundtrack of Snyder's 2011 film Sucker Punch.

In 2020 and 2021, he composed the score for Sian Heder's CODA, which won Best Picture at the 2022 Academy Awards and served as Executive Music Producer on Leos Carax's Annette.

Marius' most recent score was to Daniel Roher's NAVALNY - which won Best Documentary at the 2023 Academy Awards.



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