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 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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Main Title Theme
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Main Title Theme
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Midnight Cowboy
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Midnight Cowboy
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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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Theme From "The Persuaders!"
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Theme From "The Persuaders!"
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The John Dunbar Theme
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The John Dunbar Theme
The John Barry Orchestra
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service
THE JOHN BARRY ORCHESTRA
James Bond Theme
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James Bond Theme

James Bond Theme

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The Man With The Golden Gun
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The Man With The Golden Gun
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You Only Live Twice
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You Only Live Twice
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Main Theme/Capsule In Space
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Main Theme/Capsule In Space
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A Day Together
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A Day Together
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Amicalement Votre (Theme From The Persuaders)
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Amicalement Votre (Theme From The Persuaders)
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The Persuaders
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The Persuaders
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Moviola
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Moviola
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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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We Have All The Time in The World
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We Have All The Time in The World
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Out Of Africa (Main Title Theme)
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Out Of Africa (Main Title Theme)

Out Of Africa (Main Title Theme)

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The Lolly Theme (from The Amorous Prawn)
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The Lolly Theme (from The Amorous Prawn)
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Black Stockings
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Black Stockings
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Starfire
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Starfire
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Wednesday's Child
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Wednesday's Child
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Follow Follow
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Follow Follow
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007 And Counting
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007 And Counting

007 And Counting

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Never Have I Felt So Free
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Never Have I Felt So Free
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Somewhere In Time
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Somewhere In Time
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Mary Queen Of Scots
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Mary Queen Of Scots
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Robin and Marian (1976) - The Ride To Sherwood; John Bursts In / The End
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Robin and Marian (1976) - The Ride To Sherwood; John Bursts In / The End
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Walkabout
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Walkabout
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Out Of Africa
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Out Of Africa
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Out of Africa: Main Title
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Out of Africa: Main Title
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Dances With Wolves (The John Dunbar Theme)
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Dances With Wolves (The John Dunbar Theme)
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Theme From Midnight Cowboy
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Theme From Midnight Cowboy
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