Jerry Goldsmith

On July 21, 2004, Jerrald King “Jerry” Goldsmith died aged 75. He was composer and orchestra conductor, best known for his movie and television work. Goldsmith composed scores for big number of movies including Logan’s Run, Planet of the Apes, Patton, Chinatown, The Wind and the Lion, The Omen, The Boys from Brazil, Night Crossing, Alien, Poltergeist, The Secret of NIMH, Gremlins, Hoosiers,Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Rudy, Air Force One, L.A. Confidential, Mulan, The Mummy, the three Rambo and five Star Trek movies. In his career, Goldsmith collaborated with some of world best known movie directors, including Robert Wise, Howard Hawks, Otto Preminger, Joe Dante, Roman Polanski , Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Paul Verhoeven and Franklin J. Schaffner.  In 1976, Goldsmith was awarded with “Oscar” for the movie The Omen.

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