By Chris Nashawaty
Updated January 31, 2011 at 03:00 PM EST
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Image Credit: Peter Jordan/AP ImagesFilm composer John Barry, who helped create one of the most iconic movie themes of all time and won five Oscars for his ground-breaking work, has died at age 77. According to the Associated Press, the English-born musician, who contributed the groovy signature theme to a dozen James Bond installments, passed away in New York on Sunday. In addition to his work on the 007 films, beginning with uncredited work on 1962’s Dr. No, Barry won Oscars for the score and song of 1966’s Born Free, 1968’s The Lion in Winter, 1985’s Out of Africa, and 1990’s Dances With Wolves.

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