The LOTR Movie Site
October 3, 1999

Marion Zimmer Bradley Dies of Heart Attack

On September 21st of this year Marion Zimmer Bradley, author of The Mists of Avalon, suffered a heart attack. She died on September 25th at the age of 69. An avid science fiction and fantasy fan, she wrote many novels, some of which are considered to be some of the greatest works of modern fantasy.

What makes this news relevant to this site is that she was planning to release an album called The Starlit Jewel (which was to be composed entirely of LOTR-inspired music) in 2 months. Some of the other artists involved were Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover and Deirdre McCarthy.

For more information on Marion Bradley you can visit the following sites:

Fantasy Magazine
Flowing Glass

We'd like to express our sincere condolences to Marion Bradley's family for their tragic loss. Naturally, we'll keep you updated on the release date of her music album and let you know when and where you can purchase it.