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Gustavo Santaolalla
Personal details
Date of birth: August 19, 1951 (1951-08-19) (age 70)
Birth place: El Palomar, Morón, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Profession: Composer
Years active: 1981 - present
Hell on Wheels
Role: Original Theme Composer
Season: 1
First episode: "Pilot"
Last episode: "Blood Moon Rising"
Credits: 20

Gustavo Santaolalla, born August 19, 1951 (1951-08-19) (age 70) in El Palomar, Morón, Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a composer. He devised the original theme music for Hell on Wheels. He has also worked on the films Amores Perros (2000), Brokeback Mountain (2005), Babel (2006), and Into the Wild (2007). He has won two Academy Awards for Best Original Score in two consecutive years, for Brokeback Mountain in 2005 and Babel in 2006.


Original Theme[]

Season 1 credits
"Pilot" "Immoral Mathematics" "A New Birth of Freedom" "Jamais Je Ne T'oublierai" "Bread and Circuses"
"Pride, Pomp and Circumstance" "Revelations" "Derailed" "Timshel" "God of Chaos"
Season 2 credits
"Viva La Mexico" "Durant, Nebraska" "Slaughterhouse" "Scabs" "The Railroad Job"
"Purged Away with Blood" "The White Spirit" "The Lord's Day" "Blood Moon" "Blood Moon Rising"

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