Jim Steinman, the Grammy-successful composer who wrote Meat Loaf’s simplest-selling Bat Out Of Hell debut album besides hits for Celine Dion, Air Provide and Bonnie Tyler, has died, his brother said. He modified into 73.
Jim Steinman, the Grammy-successful composer who wrote Meat Loaf’s simplest-selling Bat Out Of Hell debut album besides hits for Céline Dion, Air Provide and Bonnie Tyler, has died, his brother said. He modified into 73.
Invoice Steinman urged The Associated Press that his brother died Monday from kidney failure and modified into sick for some time. He said Jim Steinman died in Connecticut near his dwelling in Ridgefield.
“I omit him a huge deal already,” Invoice Steinman said by phone Tuesday.
Jim Steinman modified into born on Nov. 1, 1947, in Contemporary York City.
He modified into inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Reputation in 2012 and received album of the year at the 1997 Grammy Awards for producing songs on Céline Dion’s Falling Into You, which illustrious its 25th anniversary final month and featured the Steinman-penned energy ballad It is All Coming Assist to Me Now.
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Steinman wrote the song for Meat Loaf’s traditional album Bat Out of Hell, which modified into launched in 1977 and grew to develop into one in every of the stop-selling albums of all-time. It has reached 14-time platinum reputation by the Recording Replace Affiliation of The United States (RIAA), which is an comparable to selling 14 million albums within the U.S. by myself.
Steinman also wrote Meat Loaf’s 1993 album, Bat Out of Hell II: Assist into Hell, every other commercial and multi-platinum success that featured the realm hit I could well presumably Enact The rest for Love (But I Also can no longer Enact That). He also worked on 2006’s Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Free, which closed the Bat Out of Hell trilogy.
He also aloof the rock musical Bat Out of Hell: The Musical, which premiered in 2017 at the Manchester Opera House in Manchester, England.
Steinman modified into responsible for Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart, which topped the Billboard charts in 1983 and earned her a Grammy nomination. When Tyler’s music modified into No. 1, every other Steinman production — Air Provide’s Making Love Out of Nothing at All — peaked at No. 2, giving Steinman the Top 2 spots on the chart.
“There’s not any such thing as a varied songwriter ever luxuriate in him,” an emotional and teary-eyed Meat Loaf said in 2012 at Steinman’s induction into the Songwriters Hall of Reputation.
“I’m able to never repay him,” he continued. “He has been such an affect, if truth be told, the largest affect on my existence, and I learned so worthy from him that there could well presumably be no formulation I’m able to also ever repay Mr. Jim Steinman.”
The two joined forces again for Meat Loaf’s most contemporary album, 2016’s Braver Than We Are. The songs had been written over a 50-year period, and consist of a whole lot of first and most main set apart intended for Bat Out of Hell.