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‘Titanic’ Composer James Horner’s Heart Will Not Go On

James Horner, film composer for epic movies such as Titanic, Braveheart and Field of Dreams, died in a plane crash Monday morning. Horner was only 61. Damn, that’s young. Horner’s assistant, Sylvia Patrycja, confirmed the news.

“We have lost an amazing person with a huge heart and unbelievable talent,” Patrycja wrote on Facebook on Monday. “He died doing what he loved. Thank you for all your support and love and see you down the road.”

Horner was piloting a single-engine plane that crashed north of Santa Barbara, California. He was the only passenger. No word yet on what caused the crash.

Celebrities, of course, tweeted out their condolences.

Horner probably is best known for his song, “My Heart Will Go On”, that he wrote for Titanic. Celine Dion sung his composition in the 1997 movie and it went on to win him an Oscar. He also did Apollo 13! Damn, this dude did a ton of awesome movies. If I was rich, I’d never fly a plane by myself. Leave it to the commercial airlines. That way, if they crash, someone could get the insurance money. No joke.

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