Perry Botkin Jr., Composer of The Young and the Restless' Theme Passed Away! Learn more here--->>
Perry Botkin Jr., composer of The Young and the Restless' theme has passed away at the age of 87. The grammy-winning star was also responsible for many other memorable themes for Mork and Mindy and Friday/Sunday Night Movie and The Smothers Brothers Show, Adam's Rib and more.
His passing was announced on Facebook by John Scheinfeld saying he died on Monday. He stated, "Today I share the news that the man who discovered Harry (Nilsson) and signed him to his first publishing contract, a gentleman and gentle-man named Perry Botkin, passed away on Monday at age 87. Perry was a magnificently talented composer, arranger, producer and story-teller, perhaps best known for composing the Grammy-winning Nadia’s Theme for the CBS soap ‘The Young and the Restless.'”
We send our condolences to his family and friends.