Robert Eria Telson says " Bob Telson ", born May 14, 1949 in Cannes, is an American composer and pianist, known as a composer of film music, for which he has been nominated for the Tony Awards, Pulitzer Prize and Academy Awards for the music of the movie Baghdad Cafe.
Bob Telson grew up in Brooklyn where he studied piano at the age of 5. At the age of 9, he already performs on television and plays his own compositions. At 14, he wrote 72 songs for his girlfriend of the time. At age 15, he studied organ, counterpoint and harmony in France with Nadia Boulanger. He graduated from Harvard University in 1970.