Erran Baron Cohen

Erran Baron Cohen

Session TitleIn Conversation with Mendel Kalmenson

Erran Baron Cohen is an award winning composer whose work has encompassed a wide variety of projects including film and television scores, album releases, orchestral commissions and musical theatre.

Erran has received numerous Composer Awards for his scores to “Borat”, “Bruno” and “The Dictator”and his song “Wuhan Flu” was Oscar shortlisted.

Other projects include the symphonic work “Zere” scored for a 70 piece orchestra, which was performed in London and Kazakhstan, and recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. Erran composed the music for the musical “The Infidel – The Musical” with book and lyrics by David Baddiel which was performed in London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East during 2014.

Erran’s has scored numerous Television Documentaries, Adverts, Drama, Idents, and Theme Tunes.

He also often composes songs for the movies he has scored including the final “epic” song “Dove of Peace” which was performed by Elton John, Bono, Sting, Chris Martin, Snoop Dogg and Slash.

As a songwriter and recording artist Erran has released two critically acclaimed albums with his band Zohar, an electronic/ambient group whose music is infused with middle-eastern textures, and a solo album “Songs in the Key of Hanukkah” (New Line Records).

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