Star Trek II and The Amazing Spider-Man Composer James Horner Killed In Plane Crash
James Horner, the famed Hollywood composer who contributed scores to Braveheart, Avatar, two Star [...]
James Horner, the famed Hollywood composer who contributed scores to Braveheart, Avatar, two Star Trek films, The Amazing Spider-Man and many more, was killed today when his private plane crashed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 61.
There was initially some confusion, withHorner listed as missing, but his death has since been confirmed by Sylvia Patrycja, who is identified on Horner's film music page as his assistant.
"We have lost an amazing person with a huge heart and unbelievable talent," Patrycja wrote on Facebook on Monday. "He died doing what he loved. Thank you for all your support and love and see you down the road."
Horner's big breakthrough was in 1982's Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. He also composed the score for the franchise's third installment, The Search For Spock.
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