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Hollywood composer John Barry dies at age 77

Composer John Barry as he holds his Academy Fellowship award at the British Academy Film Awards in London's Leicester Square. (Alastair Grant)

January 31, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Award-winning composer John Barry died Sunday in New York at the age of 77.

He's best known for his work on the James Bond movies.

Barry won five Oscars, two for "Born Free" and one each for "The Lion In Winter," "Out of Africa" and "Dances With Wolves."

He is survived by his wife Laurie, his four children and five grandchildren.

Barry's family has planned a private funeral.

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