American composer Ellie Willis died on December 24 of a heart attack in Los Angeles. She wrote the soundtrack for the cult TV series “Friends.” Her longtime friend and partner Prudence Fenton on his page on Instagram announced this.
In addition to working in film and television, Willis has collaborated with the band Earth, Wind & Fire. She is one of the authors of the hit Boogie Wonderland. The song was released in 1979. This song became a landmark in the work of Willis.
Two-time Grammy winner-for the musical “The Color Purple” and the music for “Beverly Hills cop” with Eddie Murphy. Although her most famous creation, of course, remains a song from “Friends,” which became one of the most recognizable tunes in the history of TV. For her special contribution to music culture, Willis was inducted into the songwriters Hall of fame.
The composer died at the age of 73.