The author of all the songs of the album Meat Loaf Bat Out Of Hell was 73 years old.
American composer and record producer Jim Steinman, who wrote the lyrics and music of all the songs from the album of rock artist Meat Loaf Bat Out Of Hell, has died at 73. This was reported by the Associated Press (AP) on Tuesday, citing his brother, Bill Steinman.
According to him, the composer died on Monday in Connecticut from kidney failure.
Jim Steinman was born on November 1, 1947, in New York City. He began his career in musical theater and was known for writing and producing operatic rock songs and ballads throughout his career.
In 2012, Steinman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. One of the most famous composer works is considered the debut studio album Bat Out of Hell by American rock artist Meat Loaf, released in 1977. He also wrote compositions for the musicals Tanz der Vampire (1997) based on the film of the same name by Roman Polanski and Whistle Down the Wind (1996), the song It’s All Coming Back to Me Now, sung by Canadian singer Celine Dion, and other works.