Deborah Lurie is a composer, arranger, and music producer. She is the most successful American female film composer in terms of box office (15 films grossing over $400 million).
Deborah is best known for her scores for director Lasse Hallström’s films, Dear John and Safe Haven, Paramount’s 2011 version of Footloose, and the all-time highest-grossing concert movie, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.
She has also written additional music for many scores by Danny Elfman, including Wanted, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Alice in Wonderland, and has provided string arrangements on hits for The All-American Rejects, Hoobastank, Daughtry, Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, and more. In 2015, she received the ASCAP Shirley Walker Award.