John Barry

2 Stories

Jane Birkin's Daughter Dead in Apparent Window Leap

Kate Barry fell from window of Paris flat

(Newser) - Kate Barry, daughter of actress and singer Jane Birkin and composer John Barry and sister of Charlotte Gainsbourg, was found dead Wednesday night of an apparent suicide, Vanity Fair reports. Barry, 46, fell from her fourth-story Paris flat, police say; they are still investigating. The fashion photographer, whose work had... More »

Bond Theme Composer John Barry Dead at 77

Barry won five Oscars and a Grammy for his soundtracks

(Newser) - John Barry, the soundtrack composer famous for scoring 11 James Bond films and winning five Academy Awards, died yesterday of a heart attack. His first Oscars came in 1967 for Born Free, earning him best score and best song, followed by best score for The Lion in Winter, Out of ... More »

2 Stories