Brian May

Brian MayBrian May was introduced to Starborne by Sven Libaek. Sven had associated with Brian while living and working in Australia. Brian May was born at Adelaide, Australia on July 28, 1934. Brian passed on April 25, 1997.

May took training at the Adelaide Elder Conservatorium as pianist, violinist and conductor. Brian joined the Australian Broadcasting Commission and organized the ABC Adelaide Big Band then, at age 35, Brian went on to arrange and conduct the ABC’s Melbourne Show Band.

For the ABC May began writing and arranging themes for ABC television programs with great success. Leaving the ABC in 1984, Brian May ventured into success as a feature film composer and orchestrator. From the more than 30 feature films he scored the most recognized are ‘Mad Max’, ‘Mad Max 2’ and ‘Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare’.

Brian May’s productions for Starborne are often recognized by their more “up-front” melodies and arrangements.