CLOSENew York has been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic and the cast and crew of “Saturday Night Live,” which calls the city home, are feeling that pain personally after beloved music producer Hal Willner died last week of complications related to coronavirus.”SNL” all-stars past and present, including Kate McKinnon, Adam Sandler, Bill Hader, Kenan Thompson, Pete Davidson and Fred Armisen, offered personal thoughts about Willner during a sweet tribute at the end of Saturday’s unusual remote episode, the iconic comedy show’s first since coronavirus forced a production shutdown after the March 7 episode.Their words were complemented by a sweet rendition of Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day” by a who’s who of “SNL” talent, including Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer and Molly Shannon.Willner, who was 64, joined “SNL” in 1980, choosing music for sketches for 40 years. He worked on the most recent episode, hosted by Daniel Craig, before the production hiatus last month. He also was a record producer who worked with Marianne Faithfull and Laurie Anderson.We love you, Hal ❤️— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) April 12, 2020The choice of “Perfect Day” was perfect: Reed was a close friend of Willner, who also produced his music. (Willner’s representative

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