Oscar winner who scored 11 "James Bond" films, as well as composing the "James Bond Theme." He was dubbed an OBE in 1999 for his contributions.
His band The John Barry Seven was founded in 1957, after which he gave up on the dream of arranging music for big bands.
He won five Academy Awards, two for "Born Free" from 1966, one for "The Lion in Winter" from 1968, one for "Out of Africa" from 1985, and one for "Dances with Wolves" from 1990.
He married Barbara Pickard in 1959,
He collaborated with Don Black on "Brighton Rock," a musical from 2004.