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James Horner


Born - 14 August 1953, Los Angeles, CalIfornia, USA
Died - 22 June 2015

Boyish-looking, darkly wavy-haired, multi award-winning composer of film scores. The son of Harry Horner, who directed several films in the 1950s and won two Academy Awards for production design, he studied piano from the age of five. As an adult, he taught music theory at UCLA before beginning to compose music for films, more than 150 in all, including The Watcher (1978), Krull (1983), Aliens (1986), Glory (1989), Braveheart (1995), winning the Oscar for Titanic (1997), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Troy (2004), Avatar (2009), The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and Southpaw (2015), his last. He was killed in a private plane crash.