Joel Goldsmith who composed the heroic and powerful themes for such sci fi landmarks as 350 episodes of STARGATE and STAR TREK: FIRST CONTACT, has died of cancer at the age of 54. He was the son of the Oscar winning composer, Jerry Goldsmith. The two Goldsmith’s rated as two of sci fi TV and cinemas greatest musical composers bar none, where their large and visionary themes seemed as awesome as space itself.

Joel Goldsmith always seemed to have an intense love for horror and sci fi cinema, and that love included a long career providing great music to set the mood in both genres of film.

STAR TREK really worked as an enterprise on so many levels, and part of it was the excellent music that was an integral part of these classic sci fi landmark shows. Both Jerry Goldsmith and Joel Goldsmith