Will Jennings

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Birthday
27, 1944
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Known composing the songs "Tears in Heaven," "Higher Love," and "My Heart Will Go On," the latter of which being the theme song for the 1997 film Titanic.

Before Fame

He attended Stephen F. Austin State University and had a three-year stint teaching at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Trivia

He wrote music for numerous artists, including Mariah Carey, Jimmy Buffet, Roy Orbison, Barry Manilow, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, and Rodney Crowell.

Family Life

His parents were residing in Kilgore, Texas, when he was born. He was raised in the Tyler area.

Associated With

He and James Horner won a Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Song from a Motion Picture for "My Heart Will Go On," which was also a massive hit for lead singer Celine Dion.