Music Exec Bill Schrank Dies at 60
Music Exec Bill Schrank Dies at 60

Bill Schrank, a music executive who coordinated soundtracks at such studios as Warner Bros., Paramount, Disney and Columbia Pictures, died of complications from a stroke Dec. 12 in Los Angeles. He was 60.

During his 30 years in the music business, Schrank worked on some of the more memorable soundtracks, including those for "The Bodyguard," "The Big Chill," "Ghostbusters," "Against All Odds," "The Karate Kid" and "Stand by Me."

A native of Albuquerque, N.M., Schrank attended the University of New Mexico.

Schrank is survived by his partner of 35 years, music executive Paul Cooper. A memorial service will be announced.

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