Star Wars Legend/Writer Carrie Fisher and Mother Debbie Reynolds Dies

Carrie Fisher who played Princess Leia, sister to Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars movies, died at age 60 December 27, 2016. She had suffered a heart attack on an air plane. Daughter of famous singer Eddie Fisher and actor and singer Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher soon became as famous as her parents. Sadly, Debbie Reynolds died a day after her daughter.

After Star Wars, Carrie became a writer and screenwriter. The library has her latest book The Princess Diarist, which is a book of some talk of Star Wars life and parts of her diary that she wrote while filming Star Wars.

If you’d like to hear Star Wars music Freegal, the free music website has all six Star Wars original motion picture soundtracks and The Clone Wars original soundtrack.

  • From Star Wars IV: A New Hope: “The Main Title”, “Cantina Band”, “Princess Leia’s Theme”, “Imerial Attack”, “The Death Star/The Storm Troopers”, “The Land of the Sandpeople”.
  • From Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back: “The Imerial March”.
  • From Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi: “The Return of the Jedi”, “Ewok Celebration and Finale”, “The Forest Battle”.
  • From Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace: “Anakin Defeats Sebulba”, “Passage Through the Planet Core”.
  • From Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones: “Across the Stars”, “Love Pledge and the Arena”, “Confrontation with Count Dooku and Finale”.
  • From Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith: “Main Title and Revenge of the Sith”, “Anakin’s Dream”, “Palpatine’s Teachings”, “Anakin vs. Obi-Wan”, “Anakin’s Dark Deeds”, “A New Hope and End Credits”.

    Each of these albums has the main Star Wars theme. You might like a lullaby version of Star Wars music found on Baby Wars.

    The library also has all seven Star Wars movies including Star Wars VII The Force Awakens in which Carrie reprises her Princess Leia role.

    Freegal also has many albums and songs of Debbie Reynolds like “Aba Daba Honeymoon” from Summer Romance, or “Ain’t We Got Fun” and “Pick Yourself Up” from Fine and Dandy. Or hear her famous song “Tammy” from the movie Tammy and the Bachelor (which the library owns). Or hear the soundtracks from Irene: A Musical Comedy, I Love Melvin, or Say One For Me.

    Freegal gives you 5 free downloads a week and 3 free daily hours of commercial-free streaming music.