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|occupation(s) = Composer, conductor, orchestrator
 
|occupation(s) = Composer, conductor, orchestrator
 
|years active = [[1979]]-[[2015]]
 
|years active = [[1979]]-[[2015]]
|spouse = Sarah Horner ([[1985]]-[[2015]]; his death)|children = 2}}'''James Roy Horner''' was an American composer, conductor, and orchestrator of the film score. Horner has scored over 100 films, frequently collaborating with directors such as [[Don Bluth]], [[James Cameron]], [[Mel Gibson]] and [[Wikipedia:Ron Howard|Ron Howard]]. Other scores he has composed on include those for ''[[Wikipedia:Commando (1985 film)|Commando]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Braveheart (film)|Braveheart]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Willow (film)|Willow]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Apollo 13 (film)|Apollo 13]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan|Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Star Trek III: The Search for Spock|Star Trek III: The Search for Spock]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Cocoon (film)|Cocoon]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Legends of the Fall|Legends of the Fall]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Aliens (film)|Aliens]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Glory (1989 film)|Glory]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The Mask of Zorro|The Mask of Zorro]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Field of Dreams|Field of Dreams]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Enemy at the Gates|Enemy at the Gates]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Casper (film)|Casper]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Troy (film)|Troy]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Bicentennial Man (film)|Bicentennial Man]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The Rocketeer (film)|The Rocketeer]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:A Beautiful Mind (film)|A Beautiful Mind]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Mighty Joe Young (1998 film)|Mighty Joe Young]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The Perfect Storm (film)|The Perfect Storm]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Deep Impact (film)|Deep Impact]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Avatar (2009 film)|Avatar]]'', ''An American Tail'', ''The Land Before Time'', ''[[Wikipedia:Titanic (1997 film)|Titanic]]'', and more recently, ''[[Wikipedia:The Amazing Spider-Man (2012 film)|The Amazing Spider-Man]]''.
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|spouse = Sarah Horner ([[1985]]-[[2015]]; his death)|children = 2}}'''James Roy Horner''' was an American composer, conductor, and orchestrator of the film score. Horner has scored over 100 films, frequently collaborating with directors such as [[Don Bluth]], [[James Cameron]], [[Mel Gibson]], and [[Wikipedia:Ron Howard|Ron Howard]]. Other scores he has composed on include those for ''[[Wikipedia:Commando (1985 film)|Commando]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Braveheart (film)|Braveheart]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Willow (film)|Willow]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Apollo 13 (film)|Apollo 13]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan|Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Star Trek III: The Search for Spock|Star Trek III: The Search for Spock]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Cocoon (film)|Cocoon]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Legends of the Fall|Legends of the Fall]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Aliens (film)|Aliens]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Glory (1989 film)|Glory]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The Mask of Zorro|The Mask of Zorro]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Field of Dreams|Field of Dreams]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Enemy at the Gates|Enemy at the Gates]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Casper (film)|Casper]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Troy (film)|Troy]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Bicentennial Man (film)|Bicentennial Man]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The Rocketeer (film)|The Rocketeer]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:A Beautiful Mind (film)|A Beautiful Mind]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Mighty Joe Young (1998 film)|Mighty Joe Young]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:The Perfect Storm (film)|The Perfect Storm]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Deep Impact (film)|Deep Impact]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Avatar (2009 film)|Avatar]]'', ''An American Tail'', ''The Land Before Time'', ''[[Wikipedia:Titanic (1997 film)|Titanic]]'', and more recently, ''[[Wikipedia:The Amazing Spider-Man (2012 film)|The Amazing Spider-Man]]''.
   
 
His [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]] compositions include ''[[Something Wicked This Way Comes]]'', ''[[The Journey of Natty Gann]]'', ''[[Honey, I Shrunk the Kids]]'', ''[[The Rocketeer]]'', ''[[A Far Off Place]]'', ''[[Hocus Pocus]]'', ''[[Swing Kids]]'', ''[[Bicentennial Man]]'', and ''[[Mighty Joe Young]]''.
 
His [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]] compositions include ''[[Something Wicked This Way Comes]]'', ''[[The Journey of Natty Gann]]'', ''[[Honey, I Shrunk the Kids]]'', ''[[The Rocketeer]]'', ''[[A Far Off Place]]'', ''[[Hocus Pocus]]'', ''[[Swing Kids]]'', ''[[Bicentennial Man]]'', and ''[[Mighty Joe Young]]''.
   
His Touchstone compositions include [[Apocalypto|''Apocalypto'']], [[Bicentennial Man|''Bicentennial Man'']]'','' ''Flightplan'', ''Off Beat'', and [[Ransom (film)|''Ransom'']].
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His Touchstone compositions include ''Apocalypto'', [[Bicentennial Man|''Bicentennial Man'']]'','' ''Flightplan'', ''Off Beat'', and [[Ransom (film)|''Ransom'']].
   
 
Horner also composed the soundtrack for the short film [[Captain EO]], which was made for and shown in Disney parks.
 
Horner also composed the soundtrack for the short film [[Captain EO]], which was made for and shown in Disney parks.

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James Roy Horner was an American composer, conductor, and orchestrator of the film score. Horner has scored over 100 films, frequently collaborating with directors such as Don Bluth, James CameronMel Gibson, and Ron Howard. Other scores he has composed on include those for CommandoBraveheartWillowApollo 13Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanStar Trek III: The Search for SpockCocoonLegends of the FallAliensGloryThe Mask of ZorroField of DreamsEnemy at the GatesCasperTroyBicentennial ManThe RocketeerA Beautiful MindMighty Joe YoungThe Perfect StormDeep Impact, Avatar, An American TailThe Land Before TimeTitanic, and more recently, The Amazing Spider-Man.

His Disney compositions include Something Wicked This Way ComesThe Journey of Natty GannHoney, I Shrunk the KidsThe RocketeerA Far Off PlaceHocus PocusSwing Kids, Bicentennial Man, and Mighty Joe Young.

His Touchstone compositions include Apocalypto, Bicentennial Man, Flightplan, Off Beat, and Ransom.

Horner also composed the soundtrack for the short film Captain EO, which was made for and shown in Disney parks.

Horner, who was an avid pilot, died at the age of 61 in a single-fatality crash while flying his Short Tucano turboprop aircraft. His death was widely lamented in both the film and music industry.

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