James Roy Horner (August 14, 1953 – June 22, 2015) was an American music director. He scored the music for the 1997 movie Titanic. He won two Academy Awards in 1998. Horner was born on August 14, 1953 in Los Angeles, California.
|Birth name||James Roy Horner|
|Born||August 14, 1953|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Died||June 22, 2015 (aged 61)|
Los Padres National Forest, California, U.S.
Horner stated composers like Elmer Bernstein, Jerry Goldsmith, Henry Mancini, Buddy Baker, Bruce Broughton, Howard Shore, Leigh Harline, Max Steiner, Sergei Prokofiev, Ludwig Von Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Frank Churchill, Carl Stalling, Richard Straus, Gustav Holst, Bernard Herrmann, John Barry, Benjamin Britten, John Williams, Thomas Tallis, Maurice Jarre, Roger Sessions, Arnold Schoenberg, Giacomo Puccini, Aaron Copland, Dimitri Tiomkin, Bela Bartok, Richard Wagner, Jakob Gimpel, Hamilton Harty, Jan Kubelík, Carl Nielsen, Lalo Schifrin, Oliver Wallace, Frank Churchill, Alex North, Marty Paich, Leigh Harline, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Alfred Newman and Nino Rota as influences.
Awards and nominations change
- Best Original Dramatic Score, for Titanic
- Best Original Song, for "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic
List of actors change
|1999||The Story of Us||Rob Reiner||Prince Charming (singing)|
|2002||Cinderella II: Dreams Come True||John Kafka||King's Guards||Direct-to-video|
|2003||Piglet's Big Movie||Francis Glebas||Bees|
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- Burlingame, Jon (June 22, 2015). "James Horner, Titanic Composer, Dies In Plane Crash". Variety. Retrieved June 22, 2015.
- Finn, Natalie (June 22, 2015). "Titanic Composer James Horner Missing After Plane Registered to Oscar Winner Crashes, Killing the Pilot". E!. Retrieved June 22, 2015.
- Czech American Timeline by Miloslav Rechcigl, Jr. (2013), pp. 402
- James Horner to receive Max Steiner Award, January 24, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013