Before Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner, Dennis McCarthy, Ron Brown, Cliff Eidelman, and others came along, it was Alexander Courage taking us into the final frontier. And now he's gone there himself.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
I see at AICN that composer Alexander Courage has died. He had a very long career in Hollywood, both as a composer and an orchestrator, and he had his fingerprints on a great deal of amazing film music. But what is he best known for? Something pretty iconic, I think: