Robert Drasnin (1927 – 2015)

Posted: May 15, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

bob-drasninVariety is reporting that Robert Drasnin passed away this past Wednesday at age 87. The composer is best known for scoring numerous TV show episodes between the 1950s and 1980s, including Mission: Impossible, The Twilight Zone, Hawaii Five-0, Lost in Space, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., I Spy, The Wild Wild West, Mannix, Cannon, The Streets of San Francisco, Police Story and CHiPs. His feature film credits include the 1970 thriller The Kremlin Letter directed by John Huston, the 1973 horror thriller The Candy Snatchers and 1966 western Ride in the Whirlwind starring Jack Nicholson. He also composed the music for numerous TV movies and served as a director of music for CBS Television from 1977 to 1991. He was inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame in 2008. In recent years, he was teaching classes at the film scoring program of UCLA Extension.

  1. Robbie says:

    Rest in Peace