Alan Hawkshaw, David Bowie's associate, dies - Rossiyskaya Gazeta

On October 16, at the age of 85, British composer Alan Hawkshaw died, having written music for dozens of television shows and, among many other feats, worked with David Bowie, Tom Jones and Barbra Streisand.

The musician’s death is reported by Mirror, noting that Hawkshaw suffered a fourth stroke this summer, and when he recovered, he contracted pneumonia.

Hawkshaw was born in Leeds in March 1937. In business – since the late 60s. His compositions sound in more than a hundred films and TV series: “The Real Spider-Man”, “Bonnie and Clyde” (1967), “Napoleon Dynamite” and “Black Dynamite”, “The Benny Hill Show”, “Breaking Bad”, in The Ren and Stimpy Show, SpongeBob, and so on.

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