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He is indisputably best known for Cavatina, an evocative guitar piece that served as the signature theme for Michael Cimino's 1978 film The Deer Hunter, and for which Myers won the Ivor Novello Award. A somewhat different version of this work, performed by John Williams, had appeared in The Walking Stick (1967) . The piece is far more difficult to play than it looks or sounds.
Myers died of cancer in 1993.
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