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John Barry Prendergast, OBE (ˈbæri; 3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English composer and conductor of film music. He composed the soundtracks 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 scores to the award winning films Midnight Cowboy, Dances with Wolves and Out of Africa, in a career spanning over 50 years. In 1999 he was appointed OBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music.

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Age: 77 (age at death)
Nationality: English
Claim to Fame: James Bond Themes, Born Free

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Nominated for 40 Awards | Won 19

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