gary marlowe, born on March 7th, 1967 in Berlin, started playing piano at age 4. He specialized in Film Score Composition with Oscar® winners Luis Bacalov and Nicola Piovani in Italy, was master class student of Luis Bacalov at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena and won the Emma Contestabile Award in 2003.
This composer/producer writes songs which won him a Europe-wide No.1 hit single and many Top Ten chart entries, as well as international Platinum and Gold Record Awards. gary marlowe is a multi-instrumentalist playing piano, guitar, buzuk, saz, ud, drums, bass, ethnic flutes, tablas, percussion, and he is a singer. His largest live audience so far counted 250.000. With award winning act Rasca Cocous, he opened for Iggy Pop and The Ramones. In 2004 he worked with Jam&Spoon feat. Rea on a hit single.
Focussing on film music, gary marlowe also creates music concepts for museums, art shows and adverts, as for Levi's (BBH London), Jung v. Matt, Red Bull, O'Neill, Swatch, Hewlett Packard, Pergamon Museum Berlin & Louvre Paris, Burton and T-Mobile. Most recently: Ancestry, nationwide TV campaign in the U.S.A. and music for the Biennale di Venezia 2009 exhibition of Richard Nonas.
gary marlowe records with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Trieste, formed by some of Italy's best musicians, who play also in concert and opera houses like La Fenice in Venice and Teatro Verdi in Trieste.
With Alberto Roveroni, gary marlowe forms the producer team bear&kaiser®, based in Venice, Milan and Berlin.
2000 „framed“, with a score by gary marlowe, won a Nomination for the Deutscher Filmpreis Award.
2003 score for the international festival success „Styx“, with compost records artist Ben Mono.
2004 gary marlowe's music hit the cinemas with „Lautlos“ (Soundless), produced by Tom Tykwer for x-filme. Soundtrack album on Island/Universal, DVD on x-Verleih/Warner.
2005 “Lautlos” won the Grand Prix at the 23rd International Film Festival of Cognac, France.
Platinum Award at the 38th Houston International Film Festival, U.S.A.
2006 scores for the prime time tv movie “Kunstfehler” (ZDF, Germany 2007; 4,9 Mill. viewers), and „Celebration Of Flight“ (winner Gloria and Thin Line film festivals, USA). U.S. release of “Soundless”. As special guest, gary marlowe performed live for the Picasso exhibition of Lucia Bosé in Padova.
2007 gary marlowe composed the score for the two-parts, prime time tv movie “Schuld und Unschuld” (ZDF, Germany 2007, 3,97 and 4,69 Million viewers).
2008 score for the adaptation of Charlotte Link's bestselling novel “Das Echo der Schuld”.
2009 score for the movie adaptation of Linda Howard's U.S. bestseller, “Cry No More”. score for the trailer to Steven Soderbergh's “Che”, part II.
2010 score for the Argentinian/Canadian movie "Los Pereyra" by Andrès Livov-Macklin. score for the two-parts "HEISSE SPUR (ZDF, Germany 2009)