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John Barry

John Barry

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Also Known As: Died: January 30, 2011
Born: November 3, 1933 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: York, England, GB Profession: Music ...
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1943:
Began studying piano at age nine
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Performed in a military band during military service in Egypt and Cyprus
1958:
Formed the John Barry Seven; performed back-up for Adam Faith
1959:
Wrote first film score for "Beat Girl"
1959:
Worked for EMI records, arranging orchestral accompaniment for the company's recording artists
1960:
Composed the music for "Never Let Go"
1962:
Scored first James Bond film, "Dr. No" (credit goes to Monty Norman)
1964:
Garnered an Emmy nomination for "Elizabeth Taylor in London" (ABC)
1966:
Won two Oscars for his work on "Born Free"
1968:
Won third Academy Award for "The Lion in Winter"
1969:
Composed the music for "Midnight Cowboy"
1971:
Wrote title theme for the TV series "Shirley's World" (ABC)
1971:
Composed the theme for the TV series "The Persuaders!" (ABC)
1974:
Scored the successful West End show "Billy"
1977:
Earned an Emmy nomination for his music for "Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years" (ABC)
1980:
Composed the music for "Somewhere in Time"
1981:
Composed the score for the ill-fated Broadway musical "The Little Prince and the Aviator"; show closed in previews without officially opening
1985:
Earned another Oscar for his score for "Out of Africa"
1990:
Earned fifth Academy Award for "Dances With Wolves"
1992:
Earned an Oscar nomination for the music from "Chaplin"
2006:
Executive produced the album entitled <i>Here's to the Heroes</i> by the Australian ensemble The Ten Tenors

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