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British film composer John Barry died of a heart attack on Sunday aged 77.

Barry was best known as the creator of the music for the James Bond film, including the famous Bond Theme, although he was the recipient of no fewer than five Academy Awards: two for Born Free (best original score and bestoriginal song) and best original score for Dancing with Wolves, Out of Africa and the Lion in Winter. Other notable scores and soundtracks included Midnight Cowboy, Goldfinger and From Russia with Love.

Barry is survived by four children and three ex-wives.





Omaha
01.31.11
R.I.P.
Odd, I work at a music store and yesterday one man was playing the Bond theme at one point.

thebhoy
01.31.11
hmm, he did some interesting stuff. Are you sure you want to say the "infamous Bond Theme," because there's hardly anything infamous about it.

Tyrael
01.31.11
RIP, damn this is a sad day for the movie and the music industry...

qwe3
01.31.11
holy shit ripriprip

qwe3
01.31.11
also why infamous i love that theme

Destroy All Girls
01.31.11
the Midnight Cowboy theme is something else

idk anything else he has done though. R.I.P.

porch
01.31.11
RIP, this guy was great

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWdffC64dcw

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