Stargate & Star Trek Composer Joel Goldsmith Has Died At Age 54
Reported by Outsiders - 11:18 AM 2012.05.02
Unfortunately some sad news for Sci-Fi members but Deadline is reporting that Stargate and Star Trek composer Joel Goldsmith died on April 29 from cancer. Goldsmith was 54.
Goldsmith was a three-time Emmy nominee for composed music in over 330 episodes of the long running Stargate sci-fi franchise. His music also appears in Stargate SG-1, Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate Universe, as well as two direct-to-DVD 2009 films, Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Continuum.
The son of composer Jerry Goldsmith, who won an Academy Award in 1977 for his score of The Omen, worked together as composers for 1996ís Star Trek: First Contact, to which Joel contributed over 20 minutes of his own music.