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James Horner was only 61. RIP

3 Responses to “James Horner was only 61. RIP”

  1. Dr Wally Rises says:

    Very sad loss far too soon. So many classic scores, with his best streak for me being the late eighties to late nineties. Aliens, Glory, Field of Dreams, Braveheart, Apollo 13, Titanic all within around a decade. From the past ten years I’d nominate as Terrence Malicks The New World as a highpoint. As for Aliens, one of the all time classic action movie scores, one imitated and recycled in other trailers for decades afterwards, did you know that Horner turned around that whole score in less than three weeks? Crazy.

  2. Bodhizefa says:

    This one hurts more than most — film scores are my favorite division of filmmaking. I’ll have to queue up a Horner suite over the next few days, but the reality is that this is far too soon for him to be gone (and for me to be over it). Horner and John Williams essentially scored my childhood, and as such, I will miss Horner ineffably.

  3. Mark Jury says:

    I have almost every one of his scores in my library. So much more we were yet to hear..I am very saddened by this news.

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