John Barry
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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 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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The Beyondness of Things
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The Beyondness of Things
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Midnight Cowboy
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Midnight Cowboy
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The Lion In Winter
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The Lion In Winter
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The Man With The Golden Gun
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The Man With The Golden Gun
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Out of Africa (Main Title)
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Out of Africa (Main Title)

Out of Africa (Main Title)

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Until September
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Until September
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James Bond Theme
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James Bond Theme
David White, Tommy Morgan, English Chamber Orchestra & John Barry
Nocturnal New York
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Nocturnal New York
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We Have All The Time In The World
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We Have All The Time In The World
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Born Free
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Born Free
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From Russia With Love (main title)
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From Russia With Love (main title)

From Russia With Love (main title)

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Theme from The Persuaders
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Theme from The Persuaders
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Midnight Cowboy
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Midnight Cowboy
John Barry
Hit And Miss
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Hit And Miss
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What A Question
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What A Question
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The Cotton Club
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The Cotton Club
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Mary Queen Of Scots
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Mary Queen Of Scots
John Barry
Blueberry Hill
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Blueberry Hill
John Barry
Theme From "The Persuaders!"
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Theme From "The Persuaders!"
John Barry
The Girl With The Sun In Her Hair
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The Girl With The Sun In Her Hair
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The John Dunbar Theme (Dances With Wolves)
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The John Dunbar Theme (Dances With Wolves)
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The John Dunbar Theme
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The John Dunbar Theme
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Out Of Africa (Main Title Theme)
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Out Of Africa (Main Title Theme)
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Dr No (James Bond Theme)
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Dr No (James Bond Theme)
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Main Title Theme
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Main Title Theme
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The Ipcress File
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The Ipcress File
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End Title (You Are Karen)
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End Title (You Are Karen)
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Main Title (I Had A Farm In Africa)
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Main Title (I Had A Farm In Africa)
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