• Hal Willner, 'SNL' Staple And Acclaimed Music Producer, Has Died

    1 month ago - By NPR

    The multi-faceted and musically voracious producer died one day after his 64th birthday, which was Monday, at home in New York City. He had symptoms consistent with those caused by COVID-19.
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  • Hal Willner Dies Of COVID-19: ‘Saturday Night Live' Sketch Music Producer, Tribute Album Compiler Was 64

    Hal Willner Dies Of COVID-19: ‘Saturday Night Live' Sketch Music Producer, Tribute Album Compiler Was 64

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Hal Willner, a longtime sketch music producer for Saturday Night Live and a music producer and compiler of tribute albums and concerts, has died of complications related to COVID-19, according to multiple reports. Willner, who joined SNL in 1981, also produced albums for such artists as Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson, Marianne Faithfull, and Lucinda Williams....
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  • Hal Willner, Longtime ‘SNL' Sketch Music Producer, Dies at 64 With Coronavirus Symptoms

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Hal Willner, a music producer and longtime sketch songwriter for “Saturday Night Live,” has died at the age of 64, TheWrap has confirmed.
    Willner died Tuesday of an illness, according to a representative. No cause of death has been determined, though Willner's symptoms were consistent with COVID-19.
    Willner served as sketch music producer for “SNL” for nearly two decades, first joining the NBC program in 1981. His Twitter bio poked fun at how long he'd been with the show, describing him as “so-called Music Producer & Saturday Night Live sketch music guy since Raging Bull debuted, Another...
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