House of Cards and Midsomer Murders composer Jim Parker dies aged 88

Baku, July 31, AZERTAC
Jim Parker, an award-winning composer who worked on TV shows including the UK series of House of Cards and Midsomer Murders, has died aged 88, according to the Metro.
Parker’s daughter, Claire Parker, paid tribute to her father, saying that he ‘wore his talent lightly’ and ‘had a quiet passion and great sense of humour’.
‘His ambition was first and foremost for audiences to enjoy his music,’ she said.
‘He was both well-respected and well-liked within the music and television industry, writing so many memorable theme tunes, and always giving 100% commitment, which led to collaborations often lasting many years.
‘He will be missed by friends, family and colleagues.’

Culture 2023-07-31 17:47:00