Lee Byung-woo

This is a Korean name; the family name is Lee.
Lee Byung-woo
Born (1965-01-22) January 22, 1965
Seoul, South Korea
Occupation guitarist, composer
Korean name
Revised Romanization I Byeong-u
McCune–Reischauer I Pyŏng-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".[1] He won Best Music at the 2004 Shanghai International Film Festival for Untold Scandal,[2] and in 2006 his score for The King and the Clown won the same accolade at the Blue Dragon Film Awards.[3] In 2007, Lee received a further Best Music nomination at the 44th Grand Bell Awards for For Horowitz.[4]



  1. Kyu Hyun Kim, "'A Tale of Two Sisters'", OhmyNews, 8 August 2006. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
  2. Shanghai International Film Festival. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
  3. Darcy Paquet, ""Host" monster slays Blue Dragon ceremony", Variety, 16 December 2006. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
  4. "[Korean Film News] 44th Grand Bell Awards [대종상영화제] : Family Ties Wins Best Film", Twitch, 9 June 2007. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.

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