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Man behind classic ‘Bridgerton’ pop soundtrack dies at 49

Netflix’s “Bridgerton” may have lived in another era, but its music and soundtrack definitely belonged in today’s era.

Set in the regency era of the 1800s, Netflix’s global sensation “Bridgerton” didn’t feel like it came from when golden glamor originated, as its soundtrack felt like this was happening today.

Much of the soundtrack was reimagined from classic versions of today’s pop songs. When it came out with the show, fans can’t help but wonder who the brilliant people were behind the show’s interesting music journey.

‘Bridgerton’ Composer Dead: Cause of Death Unknown

Berlin and Los Angeles-based musicians Alex Tenner and Daniel Belardinelli are remote songwriters called “Duomo“, who were the geniuses behind the “Bridgerton” soundtracks of both seasons.

However, tragic news says Belardinelle apparently died last month aged 49.

A online obituaries revealed that the classical composer passed away on April 26.

As of this writing, the cause of his death has yet to be released to the public, even though it has been over a week since his passing.

Belardinell is survived by his family. He is survived by his wife, Alejandra Sandi, his sons Matteo and Alex Bellardinelli, his parents Carlo and Mina Belardinelli, his brother Giancarlo Belardinelli and his dog Toto.

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Alex Belardinelli turned pop songs into classical scores in ‘Bridgerton’

Along with fellow composer Alex Tenner, Daniel Bellardinelli reinvented the way people hear their favorite hits today. Belardinelli helped create classic covers of Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next,” Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams,” and Billie Eilish’s “bad guy.”

All three songs were included in the official soundtrack for the cover of “Bridgerton” Season 1.

“Bridgerton Covers From The Netflix Original Series EP” peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Classical Alums chart. (Going through Luminate)

In season two, Duomo, including Belardinelli, covered Alanis Morrisette’s “You’ Oughta Know” and P!nk’s “What About Us”.

In a before Billboard interview, Bellardinelli discussed how the success of the “Bridgerton” cover soundtrack affected the gum.

“I’m not going to lie, it’s always great to hear your music on screen. This scene takes us to the next level in terms of ratings. We’re so proud and humbled, and grateful to everyone involved. – including Taylor for the beautiful song. I just started watching the show, but I admit I skipped episode 6 for our scene. And it’s a jam,” he said.

Bellardinelli’s family started a GoFundMe page to pool donations to cover medical expenses.

As of this writing, there has been no official word from Bridgerton’s social media accounts to further react to the composer’s passing.

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