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James Richard Steinman (born November 1, 1948 in New York City, New York, died April 19, 2021 in Danbury, Connecticut) (more commonly known as Jim Steinman) was an American rock and musical theater composer. He was notable for having written most of Meat Loaf's hit songs, in addition to hits for many other musical artists. His three biggest musical successes were an album, Bat Out Of Hell (1977), sung by Meat Loaf, a song, Total Eclipse Of The Heart (1983), sung by Bonnie Tyler, and a German musical, Tanz der Vampire (1998). Read more on