Monday, April 30, 2012

RIP Joel Goldsmith

Joel Goldsmith (1957-2012)

Joel Goldsmith has passed away at age 54. The composer was born on November 19, 1957. Throughout his career, he received three Emmy Award nominations for his music for the sci-fi hit shows Stargate SG-1 and Stargate: Atlantis, including a nod for the latter series’ main titles. His most prominent feature credit as a composer was the 1996 sci-fi movie Star Trek: First Contact, on which he collaborated with his father Jerry Goldsmith and which recently received an expanded CD release. His other feature film credits include Roland Emmerich’s Moon 44, the fantasy adventure Kull the Conqueror starring Kevin Sorbo and the Kirk Douglas-starring comedy Diamonds. Among his other credits for the small screen are the mini-series Helen of Troy, the theme for the first season of the sci-fi show Sanctuary and the fantasy series Witchblade. The composer also scored the video game Call of Duty 3, which was released in 2006.

Born: 11/19/1957, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Died: 4/29/2012, Hidden Hills, California U.S.A.

Joel Goldsmith's westerns - sound mixer, composer:4
She Came to the Valley - 1979 [sound mixer]
Brotherhood of the Gun - 1991 [composer]

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