Christopher Tin

b. 1976

American

Summary

Christopher Tin is an American composer of art music, often composed for film and video game soundtracks. His work is primarily orchestral and choral, often with a world-music influence. He has won two Grammy Awards for his classical crossover album Calling All Dawns. Tin is perhaps best known for his choral piece Baba Yetu from the video game Civilization IV, which is the first piece of video game music to win a Grammy Award (2011).

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