Tunesmiths Danny Elfman and Jerry Goldsmith will be presented with the Governor’s Award by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences at a luncheon today, recognizing their groundbreaking work in the music industry.
Elfman, who in addition to being a founding member of the band Oingo Boingo, has become one of the top film scorers in Hollywood.
Some of his recent work includes scores for the films “Batman Returns” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” where Elfman was also the singing voice of one of the film’s characters.
Goldsmith is one of the industry’s top motion picture and TV composers, with over 140 film scores, an Academy Award and seven Grammys to his credit. His efforts include “Basic Instinct””Total Recall” and “The Omen.”
The program at the Hotel Sofitel/Ma Maison will include a question-and-answer session with the artists.