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Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: November 3, 1933 | Died: January 30, 2011

John Barry, the Academy Award-winning film composer whose idiosyncratic and iconic compositions over the course of a lifetime in the movies -- including some of the best known James Bond music and the themes to “Midnight Cowboy,” and “Out of Africa,” among dozens of others.

The British-born composer not only helped define the feel of the Bond films but crafted music that served as a 1960s soundtrack to a new kind of jet-setting lifestyle. With his wildly adventurous arrangements and instrumentation, his music's devil-may-care feel will forever be connected to fashionably mod cocktail lounges of the era....
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Music

Featured recording “Goldfinger”

Goldfinger

MGM/Verve
1964
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    The Concert

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    2010
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    Follow Me! (Original Soundtrack Score)

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    2009
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    The Chase

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    2004
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    The Ipcress File (Original Soundtrack)

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    2002
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    Eternal Echoes

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    2001
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    The Knack (Original Motion Picture Score)

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    2001
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    The Ultimate

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    2001
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