Composer Angelo Badalamenti, best known for scoring Twin Peaks, has died at the age of 85, his family has confirmed.
Badalamenti won a Grammy award in 1990 for the evocative soundtrack to David Lynch’s mystery television series working closely with the director.
He died on Sunday of natural causes, surrounded by family.
“The family of Composer Angelo Badalamenti, best known for his work with director David Lynch confirms that the composer, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away on December, 11, 2022 peacefully of natural causes, surrounded by his family,” a statement from his family read.
“The family appreciates their privacy at this time.”
Badalamenti also wrote the soundtrack to Lynch’s 1986 American neo-noir mystery thriller Blue Velvet and 2001’s Mulholland Drive.
He was later awarded the lifetime achievement award from the World Soundtrack Awards as well as the Henry Mancini award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
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