Many Happy Returns from Classical Source to Monty Norman, 90 today.

"Norman is famous for writing the music to the first James Bond movie, Dr. No, including the "James Bond Theme", the signature theme of the James Bond franchise. Norman has received royalties since 1962 for the theme. However, as the producers were dissatisfied with Norman's arrangement, John Barry re-arranged the theme. Barry later claimed that it was actually he who wrote the theme, but Norman won two libel actions against publishers for claiming that Barry was the composer..." [Wikipedia]

 

© 1999 - 2018 www.classicalsource.com Limited. All Rights Reserved