The musical score for American Valor was written by five-time
Emmy Award winner Lee Holdridge. One of Hollywood’s most honored
composers, Holdridge has lent his talents to countless feature films,
television movies, mini-series, series and specials.
Over the course of his distinguished career,
Holdridge has been nominated 15 times for an Emmy Award, winning
five. He has also won an ASCAP Film and Television Music Award,
received three Cable Ace Award Nominations, and has been nominated
for a Grammy Award.
Among Holdridge’s many credits are the features
Splash, Mr. Mom, The Secret of Nimh 2,
Micki & Maude, The Tuskegee Airmen, for HBO
Films, and working with Brian May and Stevie Wonder, the songs for
the motion picture the Adventures of Pinocchio. His innumerable
television credits include the long running his series Moonlighting
and the complete eight-hour remake of East of Eden. He
also did the score for Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of
The Kindertransport, a documentary feature distributed by Warner
In addition to his work for the screen, Holdridge
has written, arranged and conducted for many major recording artists
including Placido Domingo, Barbara Streisand, Stevie Wonder, Neil
Diamond, John Denver, Dionne Warwick, Diana Ross, Natalie Cole,
and many more.