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James Bond Movie Composer John Barry Dies at 77

Photo Courtesy - MGM(LONDON) -- John Barry, the Academy Award-winning British musician, composer and arranger who composed scores for numerous hit movies and some 12 James Bond films, has died of a heart attack, according to the BBC.  He was 77.

Barry arranged the iconic 007 theme from the James Bond films.  His credits also include award-winning scores for Born Free, The Lion in Winter, Midnight Cowboy, Out of Africa and Dances with Wolves.

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