James Roy Horner (1953 –2015) was an American composer, conductor and orchestrator of film scores, writing over 100. (One of the most influent composer of film scores). He was known for the integration of choral and electronic elements, and for his frequent use of motifs associated with Celtic music.
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The music of Horner combine the Gregorian chant with mystic and medieval harmonies.