John Barry

Film composer; known for James Bond. Born 3 November 1933. Died 30 January 2011
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1933-11-03
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John Barry

John Barry Biography (Wikipedia)

John Barry Prendergast, OBE (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English composer and conductor of film music. He composed the scores for 11 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1987, and also arranged and performed the "James Bond Theme" to the first film in the series, 1962's Dr. No. He wrote the Grammy- and Academy Award-winning scores to the films Dances with Wolves and Out of Africa, as well as the theme for the British television cult series The Persuaders!, in a career spanning over 50 years. In 1999, he was appointed OBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music.

Born in York, Barry spent his early years working in cinemas owned by his father. During his national service with the British Army in Cyprus, Barry began performing as a musician after learning to play the trumpet. Upon completing his national service, he formed his own band in 1957, The John Barry Seven. He later developed an interest in composing and arranging music, making his début for television in 1958. He came to the notice of the makers of the first James Bond film Dr. No, who were dissatisfied with a theme for James Bond given to them by Monty Norman. This started a successful association between Barry and Eon Productions that lasted for 25 years.

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Black Stockings
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Black Stockings
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The John Dunbar Theme
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The John Dunbar Theme
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Theme from The Persuaders
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Theme from The Persuaders
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Moviola
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Moviola
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The Persuaders Theme
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The Persuaders Theme
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The Girl With The Sun In Her Hair
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The Girl With The Sun In Her Hair
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Out Of Africa
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Out Of Africa
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Theme From "The Persuaders"
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Theme From "The Persuaders"
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Hit and Miss
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Hit and Miss
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The James Bond Theme
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The James Bond Theme
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Until September
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Until September
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You Only Live Twice
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You Only Live Twice
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Midnight Cowboy
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Midnight Cowboy
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Rodeo
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Rodeo
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Somewhere In Time
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Somewhere In Time
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Farrago
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Farrago
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A Matter of Who
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A Matter of Who
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Try
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Try
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A Day Together
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A Day Together
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All Time High
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All Time High
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Mary Queen Of Scots
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Mary Queen Of Scots
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The Ipcress File
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The Ipcress File
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Dawn Chorus
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Dawn Chorus
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Sail The Summer Winds
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Sail The Summer Winds
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The Persuaders
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The Persuaders
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Back To Nature
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Back To Nature
Orchestra
Theme From The Persuaders
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Theme From The Persuaders
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The Black Hole
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The Black Hole
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The Theme From Midnight Cowboy
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The Theme From Midnight Cowboy
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A Man Alone (Theme From The Film "The Ipcress File")
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A Man Alone (Theme From The Film "The Ipcress File")
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007 And Counting
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007 And Counting
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Florida Fantasy
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Florida Fantasy
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Ski Chase
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Ski Chase
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A Childhood Memory
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A Childhood Memory

A Childhood Memory

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