Martin Armiger,’Young Einstein’ Composer Passes Away at 70
Martin Armiger (Photo Credits: Variety.com)

Martin Armiger, a musician turned record producer, academic, and film and TV composer, based in Australia is no more. He was 70. Born in the UK as John Martin Armiger, he relocated to Australia with his family as a teenager. He is known for Australian film classics Yahoo Serious' "Young Einstein" and the Alex Proyas-directed Dark City on which he was music producer and arranger, reports variety.com. Godfrey Gao, Taiwanese Model-Actor Dies at the Age of 35 After Collapsing on the Set in China.

Armiger kicked off his music career as a singer, songwriter and guitarist for legendary Melbourne based rock band The Sports. In 1972, he started his screen profession composing music for a short film called 'Drac'. From 1984, Martin was musical director for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation series 'Sweet and Sour,' a 20-episode, weekly pop music, drama TV series. He provided backing vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums and lyrics and produced the soundtrack album. Jane Galloway Heitz, Glee and The Big Bang Theory Actress Dies at 78.

His other screen credits include the feature film 'Thank God He Met Lizzie', the television series 'The Secret Life of Us', mini-series 'Come In Spinner' and 'Bodysurfers', 'Police Rescue' and the documentary 'Cane Toads.' He was also the head of screen music at the Australian Film Television and Radio School for 14 years.