Tuesday, 1 February 2011

In Memory of John Barry (1933-2011) (Updated)

John Barry (1933-2011)

John Barry, the Oscar-winning film
score composer who was known
for composing the score of the 11
James Bond movies and for
arranging the "James Bond theme",
died of a heart attack at his home
in Oyster Bay, New York, United
States on 30th of January 2011, he
was 77 years old.

He began composing the Bond movies starting with 'Dr. No', he has composed every Bond movie (except for 'Live and Let Die', 'The Spy Who Loved Me' and 'For Your Eyes Only'), right up to his last Bond score on 'The Living Daylights' which is Timothy Dalton's first Bond movie in the series. He also composed film scores for 'Midnight Cowboy', 'Out of Africa' and 'Dances with Wolves'.

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