Walter Afanasieff
DEPARTMENT OF SONGWRITERS/PRODUCERS
Walter Afanasieff

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Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Russian parents in 1958, Walter Afanasieff, a.k.a. Walter A, is a multi Grammy Award winning songwriter/producer who is known for his work with some of the biggest names in music history: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Barbra Streisand, Luther Vandross, Kenny G, Michael Bolton Marc Anthony and many others.
Afanasieff began his career in San Francisco, CA playing and writing for Narada Michael Walden who has worked with artists such as: Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Jefferson Starship.
Some of Afanasieff’s biggest songs as writer and producer are «Hero», «All I Want For Christmas Is You», «My All - Butterfly», «One Sweet Day» — Mariah Carey, «Beauty And The Beast», «My Heart Will Go On» — Celine Dion, «Insatiable» «I Knew I Loved You» Darren Hayes and Savage Garden, «My Baby You» Marc Anthony and «She Bangs» — Ricky Martin to name a few.
Afanasieff resides in Los Angeles, CA where he is currently writing musicals, film scores as well as continuing his songwriting and producing for some of the biggest artists today.

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Barbra Streisand plans release of new collection of 10 previously unreleased studio gems

Barbra Streisand plans release of new collection of 10 previously unreleased studio gems

Barbra Streisand is set to present Release Me 2, her first album title since 2018’s Walls.

#Barba Streisand  #Walter Afanasieff  #Babyface  #Jay Landers  #Release Me 2  #ISINA 
June 09, 2021
The Artist behind the artist… Walter Afanasieff

The Artist behind the artist… Walter Afanasieff

Walter Afanasieff is a Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer who’s worked with Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and Celine Dion, as well as Australia’s Tina Arena and Savage Garden.

#Walter Afanasieff  #Walter A  #ISINA 
March 18, 2021
Walter Afanasieff Helps Barbra Streisand with New Album!

Walter Afanasieff Helps Barbra Streisand with New Album!

With all this talent in one room, all of us here at Isina cannot wait to hear the new album!

#ISINA  #Walter Afanasieff 
October 17, 2018
Fun Fact: Walter Afanasieff Co-Produced the Original Behind Ariana Grande and James Corden’s Remake Of Titanic

Fun Fact: Walter Afanasieff Co-Produced the Original Behind Ariana Grande and James Corden’s Remake Of Titanic

Who would have known that the amazing Titanic remake by Ariana Grande and James Corden was originally co-produced by Isina's very own Walter Afanasieff.

#ISINA  #Walter Afanasieff  #Ariana Grande 
August 27, 2018
Andrea Bocelli to Perform with CSO

Andrea Bocelli to Perform with CSO

Andrea is noted for blending opera and pop music and has worked with two of Isina’s mentors: Walter Afanasieff and Humberto Gatica!

#ISINA  #Andrea Bocelli  #Walter Afanasieff  #Humberto Gatica 
April 18, 2018
Mariah Carey is Taking Her Biggest Hits to Indonesia and the Philippines

Mariah Carey is Taking Her Biggest Hits to Indonesia and the Philippines

We all know and love Mariah for her 1994  top hit "All I want for Christmas is You", which was produced and co-written by Isina’s Walter Afanasieff!

#ISINA  #Mariah Carey  #Walter Afanasieff 
April 17, 2018
Mariah Carey is Back in the Studio!

Mariah Carey is Back in the Studio!

Two of Isina’s mentors, Walter Afanasieff and Humberto Gatica, have worked with Mariah Carey, including Walter co-writing Mariah Carey’s hit, “All I Want for Christmas is You.”

#ISINA  #Mariah Carey  #Walter Afanasieff 
March 23, 2018
Mike Angelo's Releases New EP on March 14th!

Mike Angelo's Releases New EP on March 14th!

Mike Angelo has a released a new EP with legendary multi-Grammy winning producer (and Isina mentor) Walter Afanasieff called "You Are In My Heart” (translated from Mandarin).

#ISINA  #Mike Angelo  #Walter Afanasieff 
March 16, 2018
Richard Marx Performs in Argentina for the First Time!

Richard Marx Performs in Argentina for the First Time!

One of Isina’s very own mentors, Walter Afanasieff, co-wrote and produced Richard’s song, "Getaway".

#ISINA  #Richard Marx  #Walter Afanasieff 
February 27, 2018
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