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Trevor Morris (born May 25, 1970) is a Canadian orchestral composer and music producer. He worked as a composer on Vikings, and will also work as a composer on Vikings: Valhalla.

His scores include the television shows The Tudors, The Pillars of the Earth, The Borgias, the film Olympus Has Fallen and its sequel London Has Fallen; and the video game Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Biography

Morris was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for his score for The Borgias and for Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie, or A Special (Original Dramatic Score) for his score for The Pillars of the Earth.

He frequently collaborates with many of the top names in the business and other top composers, including: Jerry Bruckheimer, Tony and Ridley Scott, Antoine Fuqua, James Newton Howard, Danny Elfman, and Hans Zimmer. Morris conducts selections of his compositions live in many film festivals around the world. He recently conducted his music with full orchestra and choir to over 12,000 fans at the Krakow FMF.

He attended St. Mary's School for the arts as a child, where he studied violin and choir daily, and wrote hiss first composition at age thirteen. He attended Fanshawe College's "Music Industry Arts" program and graduated at the top of his class.

Morris has a production company ion Toronto and lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Trivia

  • He is a dual citizen of Canada and Great Britain.
  • Morris has stated that he was not really satisfied with the score until he discovered Norwegian musician Einar Selvik and involved him to provide Norse lyrics and authentic instruments used in the Viking Age on the score. Then he found the unique sound he felt the show needed.

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