BirthdayAugust 5, 1974
BirthplaceDallas, USA

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  1. About Darius Holbert

    Full name: Darius Holbert
    Also known as: Darius Holbert, Holbert, Darius
    Professions: Composer, Soundtrack, Music Department
    Occupation: Singer-songwriter

  2. Darius Holbert Known for

    Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Cedar Rapids (2011), World's Greatest Dad (2009), Treevenge (2008)

  3. Darius Holbert Biography

    Darius Holbert (born August 5, 1974 in Dallas, Texas) is a touring and recording musician and songwriter and a composer of film scores for movies, television and other media. He composed music for 2013's feature documentary "Trophy Kids", 2011's Hobo with a Shotgun and 2013's Old 37 and contributed original music to Cedar Rapids (2011), Shrink (2011), and World's Greatest Dad (2009), as well as such TV series as American Horror Story, Grey's Anatomy, American Idol and Crash, among others, and an array of commercials, games and short films. "It seems like Holbert can do just about anything in the music world," wrote Movie Maker correspondent Katie Garton in 2009.Holbert graduated from the Arts Magnet, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas. Selected for the touring choir of the Texas Boy Choir in 1987, he joined their tour of Australia as a featured soloist and ultimately composed for and conducted an ensemble within the choir. He studied composition and arranging at London's Royal Academy of Music and the University of North Texas. He has performed and released several albums as a singer-songwriter under the stage name dariustx, and has worked with Dave Brubeck, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Britney Spears, Diane Warren, Bobby Brown, Sophie B. Hawkins, Everlast (for whom he co-produced and played pedal-steel and six-string guitars, banjo, keyboards and other instruments on the 2011 album Songs of the Ungrateful Living) and Wu-Tang Clan, among many other artists, songwriters and musical organizations. In 2011 he served as music director for hip-hop group House of Pain's 20th anniversary reunion tour. 2012 saw his short work "When At Last I Leapt Into the Jaws" earn him finalist status in an evening of contemporary chamber music and dance marking a collaboration between Composer's Voice and Movement Research.

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