After she declined, he approached James Horner. Rose — The sentimental theme of the film that is associated with the romance between Jack and Rose. James Roy Horner (August 14, – June 22, ) was an American composer, conductor His score for James Cameron's Titanic is the best-selling orchestral film soundtrack of all time. He also . Horner also wrote the theme music for the Horsemen P Aerobatic Team, and appears in "The Horsemen Cometh". In light of James Horner's passing on Monday, ET is taking a look back at the Titanic composer's life and work, including the iconic love theme.
Horner finally struck Oscar gold in , taking home statuettes for his score to the blockbuster Titanic as well as the film's original song "My Heart Will Go On," a .