Lebanese Paul Tyan’s music shortlisted for two Academy Awards

Born in a musical family, Paul Tyan is a French-Lebanese film composer who is based in Paris. He attended the École Normale de Musique de Paris where he studied harmony and counterpoint. Paul composed the music of award-winning movies which were screened in international film festivals. The Lebanese composer’s music for the documentary “Tickling Giants” is shortlisted for two Academy Awards: 

Best Original Score

and

Best Original Song

. The movie is based on the real story of Dr. Bassem Youssef, the “Egyptian Jon Stewart,” who becomes a comedian. Dr. Bassem uses his sense of humor and creativity to defend freedom of speech. According to

sources

, Paul Tyan is also the youngest music composer shortlisted in the Best Original Score category. The artist is also proud of representing Lebanon in the Oscars.

Lebanese Paul Tyan's music shortlisted for two Academy Awards

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