Jerry Goldsmith added to the Walk of Fame

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Jerry Goldsmith was one of the most popular film music composers of the 20th century. He was famous for composing the music for a couple of Star Trek movies, Gremlins, Total Recall, Gremlins, and many more movies. Sadly he passed away in 2004. To honor him, and his music, his star was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 9th, 2017. Composers like David Newman and Christophe Beck, but also director Paul Verhoeven were there to witness the event.

You can watch the full ceremony here:


  • Anton Smit

    Anton is the editor-in-chief and founder of Soundtrack World. After writing about film music occasionally, he thought it was time to create his own site to celebrate music from film but also other media. Next to working on this website, Anton is a member of the International Film Music Critics Association, has a job in IT and plays the tuba in a local orchestra.

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