Jesse Harlin (b. August 11, 1976, Pine Grove Mills, PA) was the Staff Composer for LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company. Most well known as being the composer for the soundtrack to Star Wars: Republic Commando, he has been scoring games in the video game industry since 1999. From 2003 until it's closure in 2013, he worked for LucasArts and worked on games such as Gladius, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith video game, Star Wars: Battlefront II and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, as well as the cancelled Star Wars: 1313.



In February of 2006, Harlin became a Contributing Editor for the monthly "Aural Fixation" column in Game Developer Magazine. Previous articles have included "Q/A for Audio," "Smart Combat Music," and "Developers: Meet Your Audience."

Ancient MandalorianEdit

For Republic Commando, Harlin created the Star Wars language 'Ancient Mandalorian,' which later became the basis for Karen Traviss's Mando'a.


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Real-world music
I · II · III · IV · V · VI · VII · VIII
Original Soundtrack Anthology · Ultimate Vinyl Collection
Ultimate Soundtrack Edition · Ultimate Digital Collection
Spin-off films & TV:
Ewoks · The Clone Wars movie & seasons 1–6 · Rebels Season One & Season Two · Rogue One
Video games:
Shadows of the Empire · Republic Commando · The Old Republic
Clint Bajakian · Peter Bernstein · Michael Giacchino · Mark Griskey · Jesse Harlin · Jerry Hey · Chris Hülsbeck
Kevin Kiner · Frank Klepacki · Joel McNeely · Lin-Manuel Miranda · John Powell · Jeremy Soule · John Williams
Joseph Williams
London Symphony Orchestra · London Voices
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra · Maurice Murphy · Royal Scottish National Orchestra
New London Children's Choir · Seattle Sinfonia Orchestra
Sheet music books
The Phantom Menace · Attack of the Clones · Revenge of the Sith
Music from the Star Wars Trilogy: Special Edition · Selections from Star Wars
Star Wars: A Musical Journey: Episodes I-VI · Star Wars Episodes I, II & III Instrumental Solos
Star Wars for Beginning Piano Solo · The Force Awakens · Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Music Videos
"Lapti Nek": The Music Video from Jabba's Palace · The Duel of the Fates · A Hero Falls
Bantha Music · Christmas in the Stars · Tusken Music · Headspace

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