R.I.P. Jimmie Haskell (1936-2016)

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Jimmie Haskell was an American film and television composer and arranger. He got his start in Hollywood by orchestrating Dmitri Tiomkin’s score for The Alamo (1960) and composed his first film score for Love in a Goldfish Bowl the next year. Other notable film scores of his include:  Red Tomahawk (1966), Fort Utah (1967), Joyride (1977) and Hard Country (1981). In television, Haskell composed the music for Land of the Lost (1974) as well as contributing to the music for Silent Mobius (1998).

Haskell won an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Special (Dramatic Underscore) for See How She Runs (1978) and also won several Grammy awards.

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