Monty Norman, the composer of the James Bond theme song, has died
He was responsible for the soundtrack to the first James Bond film, “Dr No”, in 1962.
British composer Monty Norman , best known for writing the iconic music for the James Bond films, died this Monday at the age of 94, according to a statement released by his official website.
“It is with sadness that we share the news that Monty Norman died on July 11, 2022, after a short illness,” the statement said.
Norman was born Monty Noserovitch in East London to Jewish parents on April 4, 1928. He began his singing career with bands before he began composing, writing songs for musicals and films, including “Songbook” and “Poppy” and “Make Me An Offer” and for pop stars such as Cliff Richard.
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