Obituary: Dishonored composer Daniel Licht has passed away

"His passing leaves all of us a bit quieter, a bit sadder, and without the gift of his music and his love."

Veteran video game, movie, and television composer Daniel Licht has passed away at the age of 60 after battling with cancer. Variety broke the news earlier today.

Licht was perhaps best known in the games industry for scoring Dishonored and its sequel. He was also the composer behind notable horror titles Silent Hill: book of Memories and Silent Hill: Downpour

Outside the world of games, Licht lent his talents to a number of popular movies and television shows, and had been plying his trade since the early '90s. 

The maestro scored all eight series of the acclaimed Showtime drama Dexter, which ran from 2006 to 2013, and also composed the soundtracks to a number of horror flicks including Thinner, Children of the Corn II, and Hellraiser: Bloodline. 

"Dan was an incredibly talented musician and composer, but most of all, he was a dear friend," said Dexter executive producer, Clyde Phillips. "His passing leaves all of us a bit quieter, a bit sadder, and without the gift of his music and his love."

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