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- Ian Brennan(born June 15, 1966)is an American music producer, author and lecturer on violence prevention.  He has authored five books, two on anger, Anger Antidotes(2011) and Hate-less(2014); a novella, Sister Maple Syrup Eyes(2015); and two on music, How Music Dies (or Lives)(2016) and Silenced by Sound(2019).
American screenwriter, producer, director and actor. Ian Brennan. Brennan at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2011. Born. ( 1978-04-23) April 23, 1978 (age 43) Mount Prospect, Illinois, U.S. Occupation. Screenwriter.
Ian Brennan, Writer: Glee. Ian Brennan was born on April 23, 1978 in Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Glee (2009), Cooties (2014) and Scream Queens (2015). He has been married to Trilby Glover since September 4, 2016. They have two children.
Ian Brennan is a GRAMMY-winning producer (Best World Music 2011) with three other GRAMMY-nominated records (Best World Music 2015, Best Traditional Folk-2006 and 2007). His latest book, Silenced by Sound was published in the fall of 2019. His seventh book, Muse-Sick: a music manifeston fifty-nine notes will be published in September 2021.
IAN BRENNAN - Bio. "A modern day Hemingway." --The Glass Eye (Toledo, OH) "His lyrics are a model of economical, unpretentious, narrative songwriting." --Boston Phoenix. Ian Brennan is a GRAMMY-winning producer (Best World Music 2011) with three other GRAMMY-nominated records (Best World Music 2015, Best Traditional Folk-2006 and 2007).
May 25, 2011 · by Ian Brennan, John Waters. $9.99. Grammy-winning music producer, Ian Brennan’s seventh book, Muse-Sick: a music manifesto in fifty-nine notes, acts as a primer on how mass production and commercialization have corrupted the arts. Broken down into a series of core points and actions plans, Muse-Sick is a concise and affordable pocket primer ...
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Brennan is the son of John and Charman Brennan. He is Irish Catholic and his father was a Paulist priest. Brennan spent four years at Prospect High School in Mount Prospect, Illinois during the mid-1990s, and was a member of the school show choir, which he did not find particularly enjoyable. He was friends with actress Jennifer Morrison. Brennan aspired to be an actor, and as his high school musical director was also the show choir director, he joined the choir to enhance his chance of being cast in musical productions. Brennan credits his high school theatre director John Marquette for inspiring him to act. The character Will Schuester in Glee is partially based on Marquette. Brennan went on to study theatre at Loyola University Chicago. He graduated in 2000, and acted for a time in Chicago, studying at The Second City Training Center and working with the Steppenwolf and Goodman Theatres, before moving to New York City to...
Brennan conceived the idea for Glee based on his own experience as a member of the Prospect High School show choir. He explained: "I find it interesting that there is something in everybody, a longing for something transcendent, particularly in a place like Mt. Prospect, a place that's very suburban and normal and plain. Even in places like that, there's this desire to shine. That's fascinating and very funny to me, especially when people try to accomplish this through show choir – which, to me, is inherently a little ridiculous." In 2005, a choir director at Prospect High was accused of inappropriate behavior with a student and was later convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Brennan was inspired by these events, and in August 2005, purchased a copy of Screenwriting for Dummies and wrote the first draft of Glee, initially envisioned as a film rather than a television series.He completed the script in 2005, but c...
Brennan lives in both New York City and Los Angeles. He married actress Trilby Gloverin September 2016 and the couple have two children, Blaise (born in April 2016) and Juno (born in August 2018).Ian Brennan at IMDbIan Brennan at the New York Times