What is John Barry's full name?

John Barry Prendergast

John Barry date of birth:

November 3, 1933

How old was John Barry when died?

77

Where was John Barry born?

York, Yorkshire, England, UK

When did John Barry die?

January 30, 2011

Where did John Barry die?

Oyster Bay, NY, USA

Why did John Barry die?

Heart attack

How tall is John Barry?

5' 10" (178 cm)

John Barry body shape:

Average

Is John Barry gay or straight?

Straight

What is John Barry's ethnicity?

White

What is John Barry nationality?

English

Where did John Barry go to school?

St Peter's School, York

What is John Barry's occupation?

Composer, conductor

John Barry claim to fame:

James Bond Themes, Born Free

What genre is John Barry's work?

Film score

What instruments does John Barry play?

Keyboards, Drums, Harmonica

Short Biography

John Barry Prendergast, OBE (/ˈbæri/; 3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English composer and conductor of film music. He composed the scores for 11 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1987, and also arranged and performed the "James Bond Theme" to the first film in the series, 1962's Dr. No. He wrote the scores to the award winning films Midnight Cowboy, Dances with Wolves and Out of Africa, as well as the theme for the British television cult series The Persuaders !, in a career spanning over 50 years. In 1999 he was appointed OBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music.