BBC Conductor, Film Composer Angela Morley Dies
January 23, 2009 at 5:30 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime radio, TV, and film music composer and arranger ANGELA MORLEY, who died JANUARY 14 at 84.
MORLEY was the composer of the familiar music for legendary BBC radio comedies "HANCOCK'S HALF HOUR" and "THE GOON SHOW" and conducted the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA; she also assisted JOHN WILLIAMS with the arrangements for his scores for "STAR WARS," "SUPERMAN," and "THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK." She was nominated six times for EMMYs and arranged cult singer-songwriter SCOTT WALKER's early solo albums.
MORLEY was born WALLY STOTT and underwent a sex change in 1972.