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Williams, David C.


(David Williams)


Born in Macomb, IL; raised in St. Louis, MO. Education: Southwest Missouri State University, degree in music; North Texas University, master's degree in music; studied composition with John Corigliano.

Addresses: Agent John Tempereau, Soundtrack Music Associates, 8938 Keith Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career: Composer, orchestrator, and musician (guitar and bass). Composer for short films, documentaries, and commercials; composer for orchestra, chamber groups, guitar, and piano. Performed with jazz music ensembles in Florida.


Film Work:

(As David Williams) Orchestrator and music producer, Phantoms (also known as Dean Koontz's Phantoms ), Miramax/Dimension Films, 1998.

Television Work; Movies:

Orchestrator, Blue Tiger (also known as Irezumi ), HBO, 1994.


Film Music:

Delirium (also known as Psycho Puppet ), Odyssey Pictures, 1979.

Side Roads, 1988.

After School (also known as Before God, Private Tutor, and Return to Eden ), Academy Entertainment, 1989.

Shakma (also known as Nemesis ), Quest Entertainment, 1990.

The Night Brings Charlie, Quest Entertainment, 1990.

Dead Men Don't Die, Academy Entertainment, 1990.

Deadly Innocents, Quest Entertainment, 1990.

Critters 3 (also known as Critters 3: You Are What They Eat ), New Line Cinema, 1991.

American Yakuza, Twister Digital Video, 1994.

The Prophecy (also known as God's Army and God's Secret Army ), Miramax/Dimension Films, 1995.

Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (also known as Deadly Harvest ), Dimension Films, 1996.

The Killing Jar, Curb Entertainment, 1996.

The Prophecy II (also known as God's Army II and Prophecy II: Ashtown ), Dimension Films, 1998.

(As David Williams) Phantoms (also known as Dean Koontz's Phantoms ), Miramax/Dimension Films, 1998.

Airtime (short film), 1998, Smash Cuts!/Super SciFi Short Fest, 2001.

(As David Williams) Supernova, Imperial Entertainment/MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 2000.

Television Music; Movies:

Blue Tiger (also known as Irezumi ), HBO, 1994.

No Way Back, HBO, 1995.

(As David Williams) Shelter, HBO, 1998.

(As David Williams) Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies, HBO, 1999.

A Glimpse of Hell, FX Channel, 2001.

L.A. Law: The Movie, NBC, 2002.

(As David Williams) Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor, Arts and Entertainment, 2003.


Williams's compositions have been recorded on the albums Wishmaster 2 (soundtrack recording; also known as Evil Never Dies, Wishmaster: Evil Never Dies, and Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies ), released by Beyond Records in 2001; and Pure HorrorA Compilation of Original Score Themes from Artisan Entertainment, Beyond/Flash Cut Records, 2001.



David C. Williams Official Site,, January 21, 2004.

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