Hal Willner passed away this Monday. He had been a sufferer of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He was the former sketch music producer of NBC’s Saturdays Night Live for a long time. He was 64 years old when he died.
The Saturday Night Live show has released its first heartfelt ‘at home’ edition paying tribute to its former Sketch music producer Mr. Willner. The ‘at home’ edition was a great success. The show’s current and former members participated in the video. Tina Fey, Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Molly Shannon, John Mulaney, Fred Armisen, Pete Davidson, and Kate McKinnon were in the video.
It was a music video. Actors and actresses paid tribute to Hal Willner, remembering their memories and sharing them. Willner collaborator Lou Reed paid tribute with the song Perfect Day. The video also featured clips of Willner where he was talking himself.
May his soul rest in peace.