Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Legendary Film Composer Passes Away
One of the world's most valuable film composers of our time, namely John Barry, sadly passed away this weekend at the age of 77. John Barry was mostly known for his extensive contribution to the James Bond movies, having composed music for 12 of them. His most awarded works however are found amongst films such as Dances with Wolves, Born Free, and Out of America, for which he won Oscars. Barry composed soundtracks to over a hundred movies throughout his lifetime, amongst many other works for television series, musicals, and artists. Having acquired five Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and two Lifetime Achievement Awards, he has left a trace on this earth far greater than suspected. R.I.P. John Barry.