Michael Galasso

Michael John Galasso (1949, Hammond, Louisiana - September 9, 2009, Paris) was an American composer, violinist, and music director. Galasso wrote music for films, including Wong Kar-wai's "In the Mood for Love", Babak Payami's "Secret Ballot" and Turkish directors Yeşim Ustaoğlu's "Waiting for the Clouds" and Derviş Zaim's "Mud". He won the César Award for Best Music Written for a Film in 2009 for the film Séraphine, directed by Martin Provost. Galasso made numerous sound installations, including the Giorgio Armani Retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2000 (the first sound installation in the New York Guggenheim's history) and the Guggenheim Bilbao in 2001.


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