Composer: Jerrald King “Jerry” Goldsmith
Dates: 10 February 1929 – 21 July 2004
Title of Piece: The Gremlin Rag
Brief Biography: Goldsmith is best known for his television and film scores. He studied the piano with the legendary pianist Jakob Gimpel. Goldsmith’s career started as a clerk typist in the CBS music department. His music was influences by the classical styles of the 20th century but was unique for its use of ethnic instrumentation.