R.I.P. Five-Time Oscar Winning and James Bond Composer John Barry

John Barry Prendergast, OBE  was born on 3 November 1933  and died of a heart attack on 30 January 2011. Barry worked on over 100 films, including eleven in the James Bond series. He was nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning five times: Best Original Song and Best Original Score for Born Free (1966), Best Original Score for The Lion in Winter (1968), Best Original Score for Out of Africa (1985) and Best Original Score for Dances With Wolves (1990).

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Posted on January 31, 2011, in the Academy Awards and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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