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James Bond Film Composer John Barry Dead

Posted by Billyjam, January 31, 2011 10:06am | Post a Comment

As reported by Reuters and ITN (below), this morning British composer John Barry, known for creating a dozen James Bond film soundtracks, died yesterday at age 77. Barry won five Academy Awards and four Grammys over his successful career that included composing the soundtracks to such James Bond films as The Living Daylights (1987), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), You Only Live Twice (1967), Thunderball (1965), Goldfinger (1964), and From Russia With Love (1963).
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