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Michael Hoenig

Michael Hoenig (born January 4th, 1952 in Hamburg) is a German composer who has composed music for several movies and games, in addition to two solo albums. In 1996, he was nominated for an Emmy award (best theme song) for his work on the short-lived sci-fi series Dark Skies.

Hoenig owns a recording studio in Los Angeles and through his company Metamusic Productions, he has composed the scores for several movies (see filmography below) and television shows. In addition to this, he has composed music for the extremely popular Baldur's Gate PC games by Bioware. In 1987, Hoenig released his second solo album, Xcept One. The track Bones on the Beach from the Xcept One album was installed in the roller coaster CHAOS at Opryland making the attraction the first roller coaster to be synced to music. In 1998 the roller coaster was removed from Opryland. The track Bones on the Beach was also used in the similar roller coaster Revolution at Bobbejaanland, a family park in Lichtaart, Belgium. In 2008 the roller coaster was redecorated and renamed to Evolution. Another soundtrack is now being used.

Baldur's Gate Microsoft Windows
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn Microsoft Windows