James Horner dies: Composer's most popular film scores, from Titanic to Star Trek

The late orchestrator and conductor worked on over 100 films

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The film industry has lost one of its biggest talents with the passing of composer James Horner, who died in a plane crash in California aged 61. 

The American musician worked on over 100 films with the likes of Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, James Cameron, Oliver Stone and Ron Howard.

Horner’s Oscar-winning score for the Titanic is the best-selling orchestral film soundtrack of all time, for which he co-wrote the song “My Heart Will Go On” with Will Jennings for Celine Dion. 

He earned eight other Oscar nominations for his work on Avatar, House of Sand and Fog, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, Braveheart, Field of Dreams, An American Tail and Aliens.

Listen to some of his most famous scores below:

Titanic, "My Heart Will Go On" - 1997

The Amazing Spider-Man, "Rooftop Kiss" - 2012

Bicentennial Man, "Emotions" - 1999

Legends Of The Fall, "The Ludlows" - 1994

Braveheart, "For The Love of A Princess" - 1995

Deep Impact, "The Wedding" - 1998

The Mask of Zorro, "Zorro's Theme" - 1998

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, "Main Title" - 1982

Avatar, "I See You" - 2009