Claudio Simonetti Quotes

Claudio Simonetti (born February 19, 1952 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian-born Italian musician and film composer. The keyboardist of the progressive rock band Goblin, Simonetti has specialized in the scores for Italian and American horror films since the 1970s.

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Claudio Simonetti


If I wrote something just for a musician and not for a soundtrack I would have no inspiration from scenes or from the story. It's like if a painter sees a beautiful scene and he paints it. If he's in his home it's not the same.

Claudio Simonetti


I think that every record has its own life and a different sound.

Claudio Simonetti


I think if you write music for soundtracks then sometimes you do something that you could never do if the film did not exist.

Claudio Simonetti


It's very strange what happens when I start working for a film. In my life I've done a lot of stuff - I did a lot of dance music, a lot of TV shows and lots of different types of films - and every time it is a new experience.

Claudio Simonetti