Real name: John Barry Prendergast
Effective period / Period of releases: 1960 - 2003Born : November 03, 1933 // York, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Died : January 30, 2011, Oyster Bay, New York, USA
He was Jane Birkin's first husband.
Famous composer of film music, most associated in the public mind with a tune he did not in fact write, namely the James Bond theme, which was credited as from the pen of Monty Norman. He did enjoy a long association with the Bond franchise, and also penned themes for many other films and TV shows.
Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1998.