John Barry, Feb. 2005From TV Squad: Oscar-winning film composer John Barry, who scored some of the most memorable movies of all time, died Sunday of a heart attack in New York, the A.P. has confirmed. He was 77.

The news first came from current 'Bond' composer David Arnold, who announced via Twitter that "It is with a heavy heart that I tell you that John Barry passed away this morning."

Arnold went on to pay tribute to his predecessor: "I am profoundly saddened by the news but profoundly thankful for everything he did for music and for me personally."
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