Dick Halligan

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dick Halligan
Birth nameRichard Bernard Halligan
Born(1943-08-29)August 29, 1943
Troy, New York, U.S.
DiedJanuary 18, 2022(2022-01-18) (aged 78)
Rome, Italy
GenresRock, pop, jazz, chamber music
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsPiano, organ, trombone, flute
Years active1968–2022

Richard Bernard Halligan (August 29, 1943 – January 18, 2022) was an American musician and composer. He was best known as a founding member of the jazz-rock band Blood, Sweat & Tears.[1] He won a Grammy Award in 1970. He composed the movie scores for Go Tell the Spartans (1978), Cheaper to Keep Her (1981), Fear City (1984), and the Chuck Norris movies A Force of One (1979) and The Octagon (1980).

Halligan died in Rome on January 18, 2022, at the age of 78.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Strong, Martin Charles; Peel, John (2004-10-21). The Great Rock Discography. Canongate U.S. pp. 155–. ISBN 9781841956152. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  2. Mims, Taylor (24 January 2022). "Blood, Sweat & Tears Co-Founder Dick Halligan Dies at 78". Billboard. Retrieved 25 January 2022.