The composer behind ‘Titanic’, ‘Braveheart’ and ‘Avatar’, James Horner dies in craft crash

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Los Angeles: Oscar winning song composer James Horner died during a age of 61 in a craft pile-up nearby Santa Barbara.

Horner, who won dual Oscars for a song of “Titanic” and scored for other blockbusters like “Avatar”, “Braveheart”, and “A Beautiful Mind”, died on Monday, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

His genocide was reliable by Sylvia Patrycja, who is identified on Horner’s film song page as his assistant.

“We have mislaid an extraordinary chairman with a outrageous heart and unimaginable talent. He died doing what he loved. Thank we for all your support and adore and see we down a road,” Patrycja wrote on amicable networking website Facebook on Monday.

 James Horner during a 82nd annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon in 2010. AFP James Horner during a 82nd annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon in 2010. AFP

James Horner during a 82nd annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon in 2010. AFP

Horner was piloting a tiny aircraft when it crashed into a remote area about 60 miles north of Santa Barbara, officials said.

An progressing news remarkable that a plane, that was purebred to a composer, had left down, though a commander had not been identified.

For his work on a 1997 Best Picture leader “Titanic”, destined by James Cameron, Horner prisoner a Oscar for Original Dramatic Score, and he nabbed another Academy Award for Original Song (shared with lyricist Will Jennings) for “My heart will go on”, achieved by Celine Dion. His measure for “Titanic” sole a whopping 27 million copies worldwide.

His cultivatable partnership with Cameron also netted him Oscar nominations for strange measure for a blockbusters in a 1986 film “Aliens” and 2009 film “Avatar”.

The twin reportedly were also during work on “Avatar” sequels.

Horner warranted 10 Oscar nominations in all, also being recognized for his work on dual other Best Picture winners: “Braveheart” and “A Beautiful Mind”.

He also perceived nominations for “An American Tail”, “Field of Dreams”, “Apollo 13” and “House of Sand and Fog”.

Horner has 3 films entrance out shortly — “Southpaw”, a fighting play that stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams and is due in theaters in July; Jean-Jacques Annaud’s “Wolf Totem”, out in September; and “The 33”, a play formed on a 2010 mining disaster in Chile that’s set for November.

His extensive film résumé includes “The Lady in Red” (1979), “Wolfen” (1981), “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” (1982) and “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock” (1983), “Red Heat”(1988), “Glory” (1989), “The Rocketeer” (1991), “Patriot Games” (1992), “Searching for Bobby Fischer” (1993), “Jumanji” (1995), “How a Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000), “Troy” (2004) and “The Amazing Spider-Man”(2012).

IANS