Composer Mark Morgan was born in Los Angeles, CA. to a young couple who were artistic, ambitious and a bit unconventional. Mark’s father, Mel Morgan, was a young architect from Iowa who came to California to pursue his career. Mel started his own architectural firm, specializing in modern, cutting edge design. He was also a jazz lover. Mark’s mother, Betty, was a classically trained pianist and sculptor. Consequently, Mark was surrounded by these diverse influences from birth.