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John Barry's Awards

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The John Barry Seven - Runners-up (1959)
The John Barry Seven - Runners-up (1960)
The John Barry Seven - Runners-up (1961)


Academy Award For Best Original Score (Oscar)

 

Born Free (1966)

Born Free - Academy Award


The Lion In Winter (1968)

the lion in winter s


Out Of Africa (1985)

out of africa s


Dances With Wolves (1990)

 dances with wolves s


Academy Award For Best Original Song (Oscar)

 

Born Free (1966)

Born Free - Academy Award


Academy Award Nomination For Best Original Score

 

Mary, Queen Of Scots (1972)

Academy Award Nomination For Best Original Score


Chaplin (1992)

 Academy Award Nomination For Best Original Score


Grammy Award For Best Instrumental Theme

 

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Grammy Award For Best Instrumental Theme


Grammy Award For Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band

 

The Cotton Club (1984)

Grammy Award For Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band


Grammy Award For Best Instrumental Composition

 

Out Of Africa (1985)

Best Instrumental Composition


Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition written for a Motion Picture

 

Dances With Wolves (1990)

 Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition written for a Motion Picture

 

 
GRAMMY Winner   John Barry, composer.
Genre   Composing
GRAMMY Category   Best Instrumental Composition Written Specifically For A Motion Picture or for Television
Year   1991 - 34th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work   Dances With Wolves (Album)
Artist Performing Work   John Barry
     
     
GRAMMY Winner   John Barry, composer.
Genre   Composing
GRAMMY Category   Best Instrumental Composition (other than Jazz)
Year   1986 - 29th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work   Out Of Africa (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album)
Artist Performing Work   John Barry
     
     
GRAMMY Winner   Bob Wilber & John Barry, artists.
Genre   Jazz
GRAMMY Category   Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance
Year   1985 - 28th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work   The Cotton Club (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album)
Artist Performing Work   Bob Wilber, John Barry


 
GRAMMY Winner   John Barry, composer.
Genre   Composing
GRAMMY Category   Best Instrumental Composition (other than Jazz)
Year   1969 - 12th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work   Midnight Cowboy (Album)
Artist Performing Work   Various Artists

Anthony Asquith Award (BAFTA)

 

The Lion In Winter (1968)

Anthony Asquith Award (BAFTA)


Ivor Novello Award - Best Song (BASCA)

 

'Born Free' (1966)

Ivor Novello Award - Best Song (BASCA )


‘Diamonds Are Forever’ (1971)

Ivor Novello Award - Best Song (BASCA)


Anthony Asquith Award (BAFTA) Nomination

 

Out Of Africa (1985)

Anthony Asquith Award (BAFTA) Nomination



Dances with Wolves (1990)

Anthony Asquith Award (BAFTA) Nomination

Golden Globe Award

 

Out Of Africa (1985)


Golden Globe Nomination

 

The Lion In Winter (1968)
Mary, Queen Of Scots (1972)
"Sail The Summer Winds" from The Dove
performed by Lyn Paul (1974)
Deep, The "Deep Down Inside" (1978)
Somewhere In Time (1980)
A View To A Kill (1985) – best song
Dances With Wolves (1990)
Chaplin (1992)


Emmy Award Nomination

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMPOSING ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR - 1964
Elizabeth Taylor in London • John Barry Composer • CBS
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SPECIAL (dramatic underscore) - 1977
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years ABC Theatre • John Barry Composer • ABC


Saturn Award

 

Somewhere In Time - 1980

Saturn Award


London Critics Circle Film Awards

 

Out Of Africa - 1987


 

Richard Kirk Award – BMI career achievement award (1990)
Jimmy Kennedy Award – BASCA lifetime achievement award (1990)
Gstaad International Music & Film Festival lifetime achievement award (1996)
Inducted into the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame (1998)
The Palm Springs International Film Festival Frederick Loewe Award (1999)
Music Industry Trust Award (1999)
Fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters and Composers (2001)  


 

Also won platinum discs for sales of his albums of

Somewhere In Time,
Out Of Africa

Dances With Wolves,
a gold disc for sales of Goldfinger
and a silver disc for sales of Billy.

There may be others - record companies didn’t always publicise these awards.
I would think ‘The Beyondness Of Things’ must have won some kind of disc – Decca would know.


 

BMI Million-Airs:
BMI's most performed songs of all time,
each with more than a million U.S. broadcasts!

BMI Million-Airs: Four Million
Born Free (John Barry, Don Black)

BMI Million-Airs: One Million, A-C
All Time High (John Barry, Tim Rice)
You Only Live Twice (John Barry, Leslie Bricusse)

Nobody Does it Better (Hamlisch) more than 3M, For Your Eyes Only (Conti) 2M, Live And Let Die (McCartney) 1M.

The BMI Top 100 Songs
86) Born Free John Barry & Don Black (PRS)


 

O.B.E.
(June 1999)
was named an Officer of the British Empire in the Queen's Birthday Honours of 1999
"Barry, John. Composer. For services to Music, New York, NY 11771"


 

Honorary Freeman of the City of York
(June 2002)
On Tuesday June 25, 2002, John Barry was confirmed as an Honorary Freeman of the City of York in a special ceremony at the city's Assembly Rooms. He received his award from City of York Council at a special luncheon at the Assembly Rooms where he once used to trumpet in a jazz band on Saturday nights in the 1950s. See article.


 

GoldenEye award
(June 2002)
On Friday June 28, 2002, at The James Bond Celebrity Golf Classic and Gala Dinner, held at the prestigious Stoke Poges, Stoke Park Club, Barry received the prestigious GoldenEye award, for his contribution to the music of James Bond. The award was courtesy of The Ian Fleming Foundation. See websiteDirect link to page (frame).


 

ACADEMY FELLOWSHIP
(February 2005)
Academy Fellowship John Barry
British Academy Film Awards - BAFTA


 

COMMANDEUR DANS L'ORDRE NATIONAL DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES
DEGREE OF COMMANDER IN THE ARTS AND LETTERS ORDER
(November 17th 2007)
awarded by the French Minister of Culture
at the Festival International Musique et Cinéma


 

MAX STEINER LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
(October 14, 2009)
by the City of Vienna
at the film music gala concert
"HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA"
(not present - award accepted by Kate Barry)

Kate Barry accepts the award


 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
(October 2010)
World Soundtrack Academy Ghent Film Festival, Belgium
(not present - award accepted by David Arnold, composer)


 

Classic Brit Awards 2011
(May 12, 2011)
Outstanding Contribution to Music

(posthumously)
The award was presented by Virginia McKenna
and the Duchess of Cornwall,
received by Don Black.

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The Bridgewater Hall - Music of John Barry November 2018

The Music of John Barry

Saturday 10 November 7.30pm
The Bridgewater Hall
Lower Mosley Street
Manchester, M2 3WS

Website

Nicholas Dodd conductor
Andrew Collins presenter
Manchester Camerata

John Barry created some of the most memorable and recognisable film scores of the 20th century, such as Midnight Cowboy, Out of Africa, Dances with Wolves, Zulu and of course much of the music from the James Bond series; his versatility and originality were peerless. His death in 2011 deprived cinema of a true musical great. This concert pays tribute to his life and music with a carefully selected programme, conducted by Nicholas Dodd, who collaborated closely with the composer on his later films. Nicholas Dodd is regarded as one of the leading conductors and orchestrators of Hollywood film music and is a noted expert on, and performer of John Barry’s music. In fact, every James Bond movie from the last 10 years bears his signature.