Film, Television Composer Dies
Composer Survived By Wife, Six Children, Sister
POSTED: 8:41 am PST | November 17, 2004
LOS ANGELES -- French-born composer Michel Colombier, who scored more than 100 motion pictures
and television productions, has died of cancer. He was 65.
Colombier died Sunday at his home in Santa Monica, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Films scored by Colombier included "White Nights," "Against All Odds," "Purple Rain," "The Money
Pit," "Ruthless People," "Surrender,", "How Stella Got Her Groove Back," "Swept Away," and "New
For "New Jack City," Colombier delivered a score in three weeks after the original composer bowed
out, according to The Times.
Colombier is survived by his wife, Dana, six children and a sister.
A memorial service is being planned.
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