Oscar-Winning Composer Jerry Goldsmith Dies in L.A.
"Oscar-winning film and TV composer Jerry Goldsmith died of cancer in Beverly Hills on July 21, 2004. He was 75. Goldsmith's long and distinguished career included a best original score Academy Award for the 1976 movie 'The Omen.' He also received several Academy Award nominations for best original score, including 'Mulan,' 'L.A. Confidential,' 'Hoosiers,' 'Poltergeist,' 'Star Trek: The Motion Picture,' 'Chinatown,' 'Patton' and 'Planet of the Apes."