John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and composer. Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres in his career, he is most commonly associated with horror and science fiction films from the 1970s and 1980s.
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... John Carpenter composed the music to the first three films ... For Halloween, Carpenter chose to use a piano melody played in a 5/4 time rhythm instead of a symphonic soundtrack ... simple and unsophisticated", but admits that "Halloween's music is one of its strongest assets." Carpenter stated in an interview, "I can play just about any ...
... John Carpenter, the younger (about 1372 – 1442), was a Town Clerk of London ... He is frequently distinguished in historical documents as "John Carpenter, the younger," "John Carpenter, Junior," and as "John Carpenter, Jenkin ... John Carpenter was one of three men by that name who were prominent during the 15th century ...
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