24 June 2015

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RIP James Horner composer of Titanic Braveheart Avatar dies

RIP James Horner composer of Titanic Braveheart Avatar dies

Oscar-winning composer James Horner tragically died in a plane crash Monday at age 61
Single-turboprop plane he was flying solo crashed and burned in the Los Padres National Forest in Southern California.

Mr. Horner, a music scholar taught at the University of California

Below is the list of super hit songs movies for which he composed music.
1-Titanic -My Heart Will Go On
3-Field of Dreams
5Legends of the fall
7-Apollo 13
8-A Beautiful Mind
9-two installments of the “Star Trek” franchise

James Roy Horner was born in Los Angeles on Aug. 14, 1953, the son of Harry Horner and the former Joan Frankel, Austrian immigrants.

Raised in London, James started piano lessons when he was 5 and trained at the Royal College of Music. After moving back to California in the 1970s, he received a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Southern California and a master’s and a doctorate, in music composition and theory, from U.C.L.A.

His breakthrough was “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” (1982)
Then he went on to score “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

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Destination Infinity June 24, 2015  

That Titanic song was a wonderful one. He has left a great legacy behind him.

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