OSCAR-winning composer JERRY GOLDSMITH died at his Los Angeles home
yesterday (21JUL04). He was 75.
The Star Trek music supremo had fought a long battle with cancer but died
peacefully with his wife CAROL at his side.
Goldsmith carved out an illustrious career that spanned five decades, with
highlights including his scores for CHINATOWN, Alien and Poltergeist.
He was presented with an ACADEMY AWARD in 1976 for his work on The Omen
score and won EMMYS for STAR TREK: VOYAGER and Babe.
In recent years he has worked on pieces for The Mummy, La Confidential and
Goldsmith leaves behind his wife, their five children, six grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.