January 22, 1965|
Seoul, South Korea
|Revised Romanization||I Byeong-u|
Lee Byung-woo (Hangul: 이병우; born January 22, 1965) is a South Korean guitarist and composer of film scores. He has composed music for more than twenty films, including the segment "Memories" in Three (2002), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), All for Love (2005), The Host (2006) and Mother (2009).
Lee's music for A Tale of Two Sisters was described by OhmyNews as "one of the best film scores ever composed for a Korean film". He won Best Music at the 2004 Shanghai International Film Festival for Untold Scandal, and in 2006 his score for The King and the Clown won the same accolade at the Blue Dragon Film Awards. In 2007, Lee received a further Best Music nomination at the 44th Grand Bell Awards for For Horowitz.
- Kyu Hyun Kim, "'A Tale of Two Sisters'", OhmyNews, 8 August 2006. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
- Shanghai International Film Festival. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
- Darcy Paquet, ""Host" monster slays Blue Dragon ceremony", Variety, 16 December 2006. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
- "[Korean Film News] 44th Grand Bell Awards [대종상영화제] : Family Ties Wins Best Film", Twitch, 9 June 2007. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
- "Gonggil’s Theme", The Dong-a Ilbo, 10 May 2006. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
- Chun Su-jin, "You may not know his name but you’ve heard his music", JoongAng Daily, 19 July 2007. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
- "Music director of 'The Host' Lee, Byeong-Woo makes his first online game soundtrack", Koreacontent.org, 22 February 2008. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
- Han Sang-hee, "Guitarist Lee to Perform For Fans", The Korea Times, 20 October 2008. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
- Lee Byung-woo at HanCinema
- Lee Byung-woo at the Korean Movie Database
- Lee Byung-woo at the Internet Movie Database