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Police Confirm Death Of Actress Jane Birkin's Daughter

French police officials have confirmed Kate Barry, the fashion photographer daughter of singer/actress Jane Birkin and late Bond theme composer John Barry, died after falling from the balcony of her apartment in Paris on Wednesday...

Actress Jane Birkin's Daughter Dead After Balcony Fall

Kate Barry, the photographer daughter of singer/actress Jane Birkin and late Bond theme composer John Barry, has died after falling from the balcony of her apartment in Paris, France on Wednesday (11Dec13), according to reports.Barry,...

Annie Lennox Given Music Industry Trusts Award

Annie Lennox was honoured with the Music Industry Trusts Award last night (04.11.13).The 'Walking on Broken Glass' singer and former Eurythmics star was given the accolade in celebration of for her contribution to British music...

Stars Turn Out For Barry Memorial Concert

Stars including Dame Shirley Bassey, Timothy Dalton and Sir Michael Caine turned out on Monday (20Jun11) to pay tribute to late composer John Barry at a memorial concert.The British musician, famed for creating many of...

Il Divo Named Artist Of The Decade At Classic Brit Awards

Il Divo were named Artist of the Decade at the Classic BRIT Awards 2011 last night (12.05.11).The vocal quartet were the first-ever recipient of the award, which recognises the massive impact the operatic group has...

Dame Shirley Bassey Honours Barry At Classic Brit Awards Tribute

Dame Shirley Bassey took to the stage at the Classic Brit Awards on Thursday (12May11) to pay tribute to late James Bond composer John Barry.Barry, who wrote theme tunes for 11 Bond films including From...

John Barry Set For Posthumous Classic Brit Award

James Bond composer John Barry is set to be honoured for his work at the Classic Brit Awards next month (May11).The Oscar-winning musician, who wrote theme tunes for 11 Bond films including From Russia with...

Duran Duran Pay Tribute To Barry At Coachella

Duran Duran paid tribute to late Bond composer John Barry during their set at the Coachella music festival in California on Sunday (17Apr11).The British band took to the stage on the last night of the...

Stars To Pay Tribute To Bond Composer Barry

Stars including Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Michael Caine and former James Bond actor Timothy Dalton have signed up to appear at a tribute concert dedicated to late 007 composer John Barry.The Oscar-winning musician, who wrote...

Martin Pays Tribute To Film Composer Barry

BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN has added his tribute to late composer JOHN BARRY, who died from a heart attack on Sunday (30Jan11).Martin tells Britain's Channel 4 News, Barry was "probably our most famous film...

James Bond Composer John Barry Dead At 77

British composer-conductor John Barry, best known for creating the theme and soundtracks for the early James Bond movies, has died in London at age 77. The BBC said that Barry had been stricken by a...

Stars Pay Tribute To Barry

Stars including SIMON LE BON, STEPHEN FRY and SIMON PEGG have led tributes to Bond composer JOHN BARRY, who died on Sunday (30Jan11).The Oscar-winning musician, who wrote the iconic theme tunes for 007 films including...

Bond Composer Barry Dies

Oscar-winning composer JOHN BARRY, the man behind many of the iconic JAMES BOND theme tunes, has passed away at the age of 77.The British musician suffered a fatal heart attack on Sunday (30Jan11). His fellow...

Bond Composer John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

Bond Composer Barry Dies

Oscar-winning composer JOHN BARRY, the man behind many of the iconic JAMES BOND theme tunes, has passed away at the age of 77.The British musician suffered a fatal heart attack on Monday morning (31Jan11), according...

Lily Allen And Jay Sean Given Bmi Awards

Lily Allen, Jay Sean and Sting all received songwriting awards last night (05.10.10).The pop stars were all given awards for the amount of radio and TV play they have had in the US at the...

Icon Don Black

Songwriter Don Black is to be honoured as a Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Icon.The lyricist - best known for writing songs for the James Bond film franchise, including 'Thunderball', 'Diamonds Are Forever' and 'The Man...

Barry's Goldfinger Close-call

Composer JOHN BARRY's legendary theme song for the 1964 JAMES BOND movie GOLDFINGER almost didn't make the film, because a producer thought it "the worst f**king song I ever heard". Film-maker HARRY SALTZMAN was livid...

Caine's Flatmate Midas Touch

Veteran actor SIR MICHAEL CAINE had the Midas touch for those close to him in the 1960s - many of his flatmates went on to become internationally famous celebrities. The then-London-based ALFIE star lived with...

James Bond Theme To Be Released With Lyrics

THE JAMES BOND THEME will finally be released with an accompanying vocal track, exactly as its composer MONTY NORMAN originally intended. The instantly recognisable sequence of notes, first used in the 1962 movie DR...

Elton John Joins British Academy

British rocker SIR ELTON JOHN has been invited to become a fellow of the BRITISH ACADEMY OF COMPOSERS AND SONGWRITERS to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the prestigious IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS. Sir Elton will...

Rings Music Triumphs

The epic LORD OF THE RINGS movies have been hailed as sporting the best film soundtracks of all time. OSCAR-winning Canadian HOWARD SHORE's classical composition for the two films topped a poll of 44,000...

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