James Horner died in a plane crash near Santa Barbara on Monday June 22, according to reports. He was 61
Horner earned two Oscars for his work on Titanic, including co-writing the hit “My Heart Will Go On.”
His death was confirmed by Sylvia Patrycja, who is identified on Horner’s film music page as his assistant.
“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.”