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Normand Corbeil, best known in the world of video games for his work with Quantic Dream composing the music for Heavy Rain, has passed away at 56.
The sad news comes from 8bitfix.com. Corbeil was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in August of 2012, and he passed away on Friday January 25. Corbeil did music composition work for many films, and won many awards for his work, including BAFTA and AIAS awards for his work with Heavy Rain. You can check out Corbeil's website for more on his library of work.
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The music was what I took away from this game. RIP
I must say, 2013 has gotten off to a bad start.
Seriously WTF?? This is really one of the worst new years. PPl getting laid off, well known long time companies shutting down. Freaking shootouts and public terrorism....
Whats next? The return of the ill fated meteorite that wiped out the dinosaurs???
So young. I am glad to own a piece of his legacy. Heavy Rain is one of my favorite games of all time. Jason!!!!!!
It was Normand Corbeil's music that gave the game such a haunting and tense atmosphere. Thank you for giving gamers around the world such an amazing experience Mr. Corbeil, you will be greatly missed.
He will be missed
This is going to make playing Heavy Rain even more depressing.
Very saddening news, may he rest in peace. I've always wanted to get the soundtrack for this game, the score in the game is stunning and makes the experience even more emotional.
Rest in peace. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with the rest of us. Most of us never knew you personally, but you touched us all with your music, and so today, our hearts and this world shall forever be changed, a true artist gone, taken.
To the family, my deepest condolonces. I lost my mother to cancer and I know it isn't easy. I can't and won't say "stay strong", but I will say this: if you want to scream, scream, if you want to cry, cry...do what your heavy heart asks...
My condolences to his family.
Rest in Peace, Mr. Corbeil.
You will be sorely missed.
That song wasn't made by him. You could update the video.
I've never played Heavy Rain but from hearing a sample of Corbeil's work I can truly say we've lost an amazing composer. R.I.P.
Rest in peace, man.
That's sad news. The soundtrack to Heavy Rain is one of my favorite out there. He was far too young. I hope his surviving family is dealing with it okay. R.I.P. Mr. Corbeil
Heavy Rain is and probably always will be one of my favorite games of all time. This is in no small part to the music which is a factor that I consider to be one of the most important parts about a game. You will be missed Normand Corbeil. Thank you for giving us this unforgettable soundtrack.