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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 ...|
Appointed to the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in 1999.
John Barry composed the title theme for "Dr. No" (1962). Contractually Monty Norman received credit, but the film's director Terrence Young confirmed that Barry indeed was responsible for the music.
In 1988, Barry suffered a ruptured esophagus caused by a health tonic he was ingesting that turned out to be toxic. He underwent a a 13-hour operation to repair the damage.
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