Obituary of Jerry Goldsmith

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Jerry Goldsmith

Jerrald King Goldsmith (born February 10, 1929 in Pasadena, California) was a composer who was best known for composing scores for five films in the “Star Trek” franchise and three in the “Rambo” franchise, as well as for “Logan's Run,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Tora! Tora!” Jerry died on July 21, 2004 and his death was because of colon cancer. He died at age 75.

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Jerry Goldsmith Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Goldsmith, Jerry
    • Common Name: Jerry Goldsmith
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
    • Birth Date: February 10, 1929
    • Age: 75 (at death)
    • Occupation: Composer
    • Genre: Classical Music
    • Active Years: 1951-2004
    • Religion: Romanian Jewish
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Mint Green (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Jerry's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Jerrald King Goldsmith
    • Father: Morris Goldsmith (1902-2003)
    • Mother: Tessa Goldsmith (née Rappaport, 1902-1971)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Sharon Hennagin (married 1950-divorced 1970)
      • Carol Heather Goldsmith (married 1972-2004, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Joel Goldsmith (born November 19, 1957-died April 29, 2012)
      • Aaron Goldsmith
    • Daughter(s):
      • Ellen Edson Goldsmith
      • Jennifer Goldsmith
      • Carrie Goldsmith

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 21 2004 at age 75
  • Place: Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Colon cancer
  • Interment: Buried at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California

Category Tags:

ComposerClassical Music Genre American Born on February 10th Born in 1929 Born in California Died in 2004 Died at age 75 Died from Colon cancer

Jerry's Notable Roles:

  • Star Trek
  • Rambo
  • Logan’s Run
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Tora! Tora!

Quotable Quotes:

"Jerry Goldsmith was an extraordinary composer whose timeless music will continue to inspire and captivate audiences long after his passing. (V)"

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