Dec 13, 2022
By Steve Kee
Angelo Badalamenti, the composure known for the haunting opening music of the TV series Twin Peaks, has died.
He also created scores for many David Lynch productions, from “Blue Velvet” and “Mulholland Drive.” He was 85.
His family says in a statement issued Monday that Badalamenti died of natural causes on Sunday.
In 1991, he won a Grammy for the Twin Peaks theme music.
Badalamenti received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the World Soundtrack Awards in 2008.
In 2011, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers presented Badalamenti with the Henry Mancini Award for his accomplishments in film and television music.