John Barry, OBE (born John Barry Prendergast on 3 November 1933 in York, England; died 30 January 2011 in Oyster Bay, New York, US) was a renowned Golden Globe and five-time Academy Award-winning English film score composer. He was best known for composing 11 James Bond soundtracks and was hugely influential on the 007 series' distinctive style.
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