About Bill Conti:
William "Bill" Conti is an American composer and conductor best known for his film scores, including Rocky (and all but one of the six sequels), For Your Eyes Only, Dynasty (TV series) and The Right Stuff, the latter of which earned him an Academy Award for Best Original Score. He also received nominations in the Best Original Song category for "Gonna Fly Now" from Rocky and for the title song of For Your Eyes Only. He has served as musical director at the Academy Awards a record nineteen times.
In the back of your mind, when you say you want to write music for the movies, you're saying that you want a big house, a big car and a boat. If you just wanted to write music, you could live in Kansas and do it.Bill Conti