James Horner
James Horner

James Horner

About James Horner

James Horner began playing piano at age 5, and spent part of his childhood studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

∙ His breakthrough film score was for 1982’s Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
∙ His résumé includes collaborations with such cinema icons as Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Ron Howard, George Lucas, and Terrence Malick.
∙ Horner was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, winning two for his work on Titanic.
∙ His score for Titanic is the biggest-selling orchestral soundtrack of all time.
∙ Horner wrote the opening theme to CBS Evening News, which was used during Katie Couric’s tenure as anchor.
∙ Aside from his film work, Horner composed several symphonic pieces, including Collage, a concerto that premiered at London’s Royal Festival Hall in 2015.

  • HOMETOWN
    Los Angeles, CA
  • BORN
    August 14, 1953

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