Awards & Winners

Guy Babylon

Date of Birth 20-December-1956
Place of Birth New Windsor
(United States of America, Carroll County, Maryland)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Babylon, Guy
Profession Composer
Guy Babylon was a keyboardist/composer, most noted for his work with Elton John. Babylon was born in New Windsor, Maryland. Growing up listening to the likes of Led Zeppelin, Yes and Gentle Giant, he attended Francis Scott Key High School and then moved on to the University of South Florida, earning a BFA in music composition. Upon graduation, he moved to Los Angeles, California. In 1988, he joined Elton John's studio and touring band, appearing on the album Sleeping with the Past. In 1990, he performed with the group Warpipes, a side project of fellow Elton John member Davey Johnstone. Guy Babylon also arranged many Elton John introductions, including those used in "Bennie and the Jets" and "Pinball Wizard". 2001 was a good year for Babylon, as he won a Grammy Award for his contributions on the Elton John / Tim Rice musical Aida. Babylon also worked extensively on the Elton John / Bernie Taupin musical Lestat,. Until his death, he lived in Los Angeles with his wife and children, and was a member of Elton John's six-member touring and recording band. He died of a heart attack on September 2, 2009, while swimming in a pool.

Awards by Guy Babylon

Check all the awards nominated and won by Guy Babylon.


Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album
Honored for : Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida

Nominations 2000 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida