: (updated 2008-11-07)
Born 1966 in Ansbach, Germany.
Wolfram de Marco received his first violin lessons at the age of 6.
By the age of 14 he started playing classical and electric guitar and soon garnered prestigious awards at the German “Jugend Musiziert' competition. After high school he studied classical guitar and piano at the university “Hochschule für Musik” in Würzburg, Germany.
During this time he also worked as a live and session player in many different styles and bands. After finishing his studies he recorded a solo album for classical guitar and started working as a composer/producer of radio commercial music.
In 1994 he moved to Frankfurt, Germany, and for the next five years wrote music for many tv/cinema commercials and corporate movies.
He also started publishing his own electronic Drum ‘n Bass/Triphop tracks and did his first scoring for German television.
In 1999 he decided to move to Los Angeles where he continued working in the advertising field for the US and Europe, but found himself doing more and more music for films.
In 2002 the movie FUELING THE FIRE won a DGA award and many other festival awards.
In 2003 Wolfram de Marco was one of 15 composers selected out of 300 applicants worldwide to participate in the prestigious “ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop”.
That same year he started working with Ramin Djawadi and Klaus Badelt on several projects at Hans Zimmer's company Media Ventures - now Remote Control.
2005 he recorded his score for 'THE WEDDING PARTY' with the London Metropolitan Orchestra in the legendary Studio 2 at ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS in London.
In 2006 he was invited as a lecturer for the 'ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop' .
2007 he recorded and conducted the score for 'Die Zeit, die man Leben nennt' with the Filmorchester Babelsberg in Berlin. The soundtrack was released in 2008 by Alhambra Records.
2008 he wrote and produced the music for the record breaking Belgian box office success 'Loft' from Erik Van Looy and Bart De Pauw. Again recorded at Abbey Road 2 with the London Metropolitan Orchestra, the soundtrack of 'Loft' was released worldwide by Movie Score Media in October 2008.
Wolfram de Marco lives with his wife, actress Marie-Alise Recasner, in Los Angeles, California.