James Horner oscar winning music director passed away in a tragic manner. 61 year old James Horner passed away in a plane crash in California. Horner a trained pilot was in a small private lane,when it crashed north of Santa Barbara on Monday morning. James Horner won oscar awards for Titanic and shared his second oscar for the song My Heart Will Go On, with Will Jennings. He teamed with James Cameroon for A Beautiful Mind,Braveheart,Troy and Apollo 13. He scored music for Avtar and Titanic the biggest grossers of all time.