Alberto Iglesias

2 Nominations

Alberto Iglesias is a Spanish composer best-known for having worked with director Pedro Almodóvar on some of his most admired films before breaking out in Hollywood. Iglesias’ other credits include The Constant Gardener (2005), Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011), Steven Soderbergh’s 2008 two-part biopic Che, and the 2008 film The Kite Runner, which earned him his first Golden Globe nomination for original score. Iglesias studied harmony and counterpoint in Spain before continuing his education in Paris, where he studied composition and piano. He performed for five years as part of an electronic music duo with Javier Navarrete; his films with Pedro Almodóvar include: The Flower of My Secret (1995), Live Flesh (1997), All About My Mother (1999), Talk to Her (2002), Bad Education (2004), Volver (2006), Broken Embraces (2009) and The Skin I Live In (2011). Iglesias’ other credits include music for Julio Medem’s 2001 film, Sex and Lucia, and Oliver Stone’s 2003 documentary, Comandante, as well as four ballets produced by choreographer Nacho Duato, and the Spanish National Dance Company from 1992-97.

Golden Globe Awards

Awards Database

2022 Nominee

2022 Nominee

Best Score Motion Picture
Parallel Mothers

2008 Nominee

2008 Nominee

Best Score Motion Picture
Kite Runner, The