James Horner – the legendary film composer best known for his scores for Titanic, Field Of Dreams & Avatar was killed in a plane crash Monday.
The death was confirmed by Horner’s assistant, Sylvia Patrycja late Monday night.
She commented, “We have lost an amazing person with a huge heart and unbelievable talent. He died doing what he loved. Thank you for all your support and love and see you down the road.”
Horner was piloting a small aircraft when it crashed in a remote area about 60 miles north of Santa Barbara, California.
Throughout his career, Horner earned 10 Oscar nominations. He received two Oscar Awards for 1997’s blockbuster Titanic – directed by James Cameron.