2018-04-28 – 19:45 h

Film and television composer Patrick Williams died of cancer on Wednesday, July 25th at 79 years old.

He was known for his work on the movies Cry Baby (1990) or Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979), but most of his career was dedicated to TV, being the composer behind TV series such as Lou Grant (1977-1982), Columbo (1977-1992), The Bob Newhart Show (1972-1978) or The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-1977).

Williams won 4 Emmy Awards for his scores for the TV series Lou Grant, The Princess and the Cabbie, Jewels and Yesterday’s Children being nominated in 22 occasions. He also received 2 Grammy Awards and 19 nominations, plus the BMI’s Richard Kirk Award.