Composer James Horner attends the "Titanic 3D" World Premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on March 27, 2012 in London.
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By Maya Rhodan
June 23, 2015

Celebrities took to social media on Tuesday morning to mourn the death of Oscar-winning composer James Horner.

Horner, who died in plane crash Monday evening at the age of 61, was known for his work on hit films ranging from Braveheart to Titanic to Avatar. Actors, directors and musicians paused to reflect on his contributions to Hollywood in heartfelt posts published Monday night and Tuesday morning.

Producer and director Ron Howard worked on seven films with the late composer:

Celine Dion, who sang “My Heart Will Go On” for the Titanic soundtrack released a condolence statement via Twitter:


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