Monday, January 31, 2011

The Dean Of Movie Music, James Bond Composer John Barry Dies Age 77


Reuters is reporting that composer and conductor John Barry died. He was 77.

Barry is best known for composing the music for the early James Bond films like Goldfinger, From Russia With Love and Dr No, as well as other films like Midnight Cowboy, The Lion in Winter and Born Free.

You can read the Reuters' piece via the below link:

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/01/31/uk-music-johnbarry-idUKTRE70U1L420110131

Barry is seen in the photo above portraying a conductor in The Living Daylights, a James Bond film.

Below is a link to a video of John Barry conducting an orchestra performing the James Bond theme and music from Goldfinger:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLh8oDnWHHw

Below is a link to an orchestra performing The Lion in Winter Suite:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyNTfaifS2Y

1 comment:

  1. I have just watch the film named "Midnight Cowboy".It is so great film.

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