Jeremy Soule is an American composer for soundtrack, television, and video games. He has composed soundtracks for more than 60 games and more than a dozen other works during his career, including The Elder Scrolls, Guild Wars, Icewind Dale and the Harry Potter series. He became an employee of Square in 1994 after several years of private study on composition. After completing Secret of Evermore soundtrack in 1995, he moved to Humongous Entertainment, where he composed several children's games as well as Total Annihilation, his first award-winning track. In 2000, he left to form his own music production company, Soule Media, now known as Artistry Entertainment. In 2005, he founded DirectSong, a record company that publishes digital versions of the soundtracks of his films as well as those of classical composers. Soule works have been performed in several live concerts such as the Symphonic Music Game Concert in Germany and Play! A series of concerts by Video Games Symphony.
|Born||Keokuk, Iowa, U.S.|
|Genres||Orchestral, classical, ambient|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, arranger, symphonist|
Most famous for his work on the soundtracks of the Guild Wars, Elder Scrolls, and Harry Potter video game series, this acclaimed composer also wrote music for several films, including Journey Toward Creation and Witch Creek.
After graduating from high school, he began working for a Japanese video game producer called the Square Company and was tasked with composing the soundtrack for the Secret of Evermore game.
He received a 2003 BAFTA Games Award and a 2006 MTV Video Music Award.
He grew up in Keokuk, Iowa, as the son of an artist mother and a musician and teacher father.
He was greatly influenced by the work of the famous cinematic composer John Williams.
Square Enix people. Video game composer