Obituaries – John Barry

Composer John Barry 77 has died in New York, You may remember his early sixties hits, such as “Hit and Miss” the theme for Juke Box Jury “Walk don’t run” was also in 1960. John Composed 11 scores, for the James Bond films Among them “Goldfinger” and “You Only Live twice” . His work saw him win five Oscars, also he received a Bafta fellowship in 2005.

His first Oscar came in 1987 for his Born Free score and its iconic title theme. Barry lived in Oyster Bay, Long Island he leaves his wife Laurie, four Children and five grandchildren.

He will be sadly missed.