Grammy-winning designer who achieved success following his debut recording garnered popular single, Barely Deep breathing, in 1996. He went to Brown University or college where he analyzed semiotics. He was affected by singer-songwriter Nick Drake. He made up the music for Springtime Awakening, the strike 2006 Broadway musical, with lyricist Steven Sater. His parents motivated him in his music profession, and he was trained piano by his grandmother who experienced received her teaching in the Juilliard College. He made up for the 2013 musical adaption of American Psycho, predicated on the same 1991 book where the film edition starring Christian Bale was also centered.