James Horner facts for kids
|Birth name||James Roy Horner|
August 14, 1953|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Died||June 22, 2015
Los Padres National Forest, California, U.S.
James Roy Horner (August 14, 1953 – June 22, 2015) was an American music director. He scored the music for the 1997 movie Titanic. He won two Academy Awards in 1998. Horner was born on August 14, 1953 in Los Angeles, California.
Horner was killed in an airplane crash near Los Padres National Forest, California, aged 61.
Awards and nominations
Horner won two Academy Awards, both in 1998:
- Best Original Dramatic Score, for Titanic
- Best Original Song, for "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic
In October 2013, Horner received the Max Steiner Award at the Hollywood in Vienna Gala. That award is given for extraordinary achievements in the music for movies.
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