Film / TV score composer Joel Goldsmith dies

According to SFScope, composer Joel Goldsmith, son of prolific film and TV composer Jerry Goldsmith, died of cancer on 29 April 2012 at the age of 54.

During his career he was nominated for three Emmys, for his work on Stargate SG-1 (1998) and Stargate: Atlantis (2005 and 2006). He composed the music for more than 350 episodes in the Stargate franchise.

His other genre work includes: War of the Dead (2011), Sanctuary (2008-09), Witchblade (2000), Monster! (1999), The Outer Limits (1997), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Vampirella (1996), Rattled (1996), Corpse Killer (1994), Man’s Best Friend (1993), The Rift (1990), Watchers (1988), Robot Holocaust (1986), The Man with Two Brains (1983), Island of Blood (1982), Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), Piranha (1978), Laserblast (1978), and End of the World (1977).