Richard Rodney Bennett
Deft, versatile composer who entered movies at age 20 and quickly established himself as one of the finest talents in the field. Bennett has often contributed to the films of John Schlesinger, scoring "Billy Liar" (1963), "Darling" (1965), "Far From the Madding Crowd" (1967) and "Yanks" (1979). He has worked mostly in TV since the early 1980s. A rare exception was the award-winning comedy "Four Weddings and a Funeral" (1994).