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James Horner who was the two-time Oscar-winning composer and concert hall composer died on 23 June 2015 in a plane crash in California, United States at the age 61. James Horner was performed first major movie score in Star Trek II i. e. “The Wrath of Khan” (1982) film. He had also composed for the Avatar and Titanic; both are highest-grossing films of all time.

Image of James Horner

Image of James Horner

Composer of Movie - Titanic

  • Horner won two Oscars (Academy Awards) for Best Original Score and along with Best Original Song for My Heart Will Go On in the biggest Hollywood hit movie Titanic directed by James Cameron in 1997. He has 95 soundtrack and 158 composes to his credits which includes music of over 100 films till death.
  • James Horner was born on 14 August 1953 in Los Angeles, United States. Horner was recognized for his work on two other Best Pictures- Brave heart and A Beautiful Mind. He also received nominations for An American Tail, Field of Dreams, Apollo 13 and House of Sand and Fog.
  • Horner received many awards. He won 2 Golden Globe Awards, 3 Satellite Awards, and 3 Saturn Awards and was also nominated for 3 British Academy Film Awards.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 25, 2015

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