Monday, January 31, 2011

John Barry (1933-2011)

John Barry, the composer of film music best-known for his scores for the James Bond movies, has died at the age of 77. In addition to the Bond films, the composer, born John Barry Prendergast, scored and won Academy Awards for "Born Free," "The Lion in Winter," "Out of Africa" and "Dances with Wolves."

An obituary by Haroon Siddique in The Guardian: