Normand Corbeil, the composer of the Heavy Rain soundtrack, passed away at the age of 56, succumbing to the pancreatic cancer which he'd been diagnosed with on the 15th August, 2012.
Corbeil's son announced the death on NeoGAF, stating "My father, Normand Corbeil, 56, passed away today at 2:56 PM. He was a great composer and an amazing dad... I am in shock." He also changed his forum signature to read, "- Dad, 56, diagnosed with Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer August 15, 2012. - Dad passed away January 25, 2013 at 2:56 PM."