Harold Faltermeyer

Birthday:

10/05/1952

Biography:

Harold Faltermeyer (born Hans Hugo Harold Faltermeier; named after a US-Colonel stationed in Germany; 5 October 1952) is a German musician, keyboard player, composer and record producer. He is recognized as one of the composers/producers who best captured the zeitgeist of 1980s synthpop in film scores. He is best known for writing and composing the "Axel F" theme for Beverly Hills Cop and the Top Gun Anthem for the film Top Gun. Both works were influential synthpop hits in the 1980s.


Film Credits

Meine Welt ist die Musik (2019)
as
Otto - Die Doku (2018)
as himself
Disco Europe Express (2018)
as Himself - Musician

Production Credits

Top Gun: Maverick (2020)
Original Music Composer
Cop Out (2010)
Music
Ski to the Max (2001)
Original Music Composer
Astérix et les Indiens (1994)
Original Music Composer
Kuffs (1992)
Original Music Composer
Fire, Ice & Dynamite (1990)
Original Music Composer
Tango & Cash (1989)
Original Music Composer
The Running Man (1987)
Original Music Composer
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Original Music Composer
Top Gun (1986)
Original Music Composer
Feuer und Eis (1986)
Original Music Composer
Fletch (1985)
Original Music Composer
Thief of Hearts (1984)
Original Music Composer
Didi - Der Doppelgänger (1984)
Music
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Original Music Composer