|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.
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.
Horner was killed in an airplane crash near Los Padres National Forest, California, aged 61.
Influences[change | change source]
Horner stated composers like Benjamin Britten, John Williams, Thomas Tallis, Maurice Jarre, Elmer Bernstein, Max Steiner, Henry Mancini, Sergei Prokofiev, Jerry Goldsmith, Bernard Herrmann, John Barry and Nino Rota as influences.
Awards and nominations[change | change source]
Horner won two Academy Awards, both in 1998:
- Best Original Dramatic Score, for Titanic
- Best Original Song, for "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic
Horner also won two Golden Globe Awards, three Satellite Awards, and three Saturn Awards. He was nominated for three British Academy Film Awards.
In October 2013, Horner received the Max Steiner Award at the Hollywood in Vienna Gala. That award is given for extraordinary achievements in the music for movies.
List of actors[change | change source]
1990s[change | change source]
|1999||The Story of Us||Rob Reiner||Prince Charming (singing)|
2000s[change | change source]
|2002||Cinderella II: Dreams Come True||John Kafka||King's Guards||Direct-to-video|
|2003||Piglet's Big Movie||Francis Glebas||Bees|
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Clemmensen, Christian. "James Horner (1953-)". Filmtracks.com. Retrieved 21 May 2012.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 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
Other websites[change | change source]
- James Horner on IMDb
- 1953 births
- 2015 deaths
- Academy Award winning composers
- Satellite Award winners
- Accidental deaths in California
- Aviation deaths in the United States
- American movie score composers
- Golden Globe Award winners
- Grammy Award winners
- People from Los Angeles
- Saturn Award winners
- Best Original Song Academy Award-winning songwriters