Thielemans has died, aged 94main
Toots Thielemans, the Belgian harmonica player who played the theme tune for the 1970s film Midnight Cowboy, has breathed his last.
Christened Jean-Baptiste Frederic Isidore Thielemans, Toots was sought out by such jazz greats as Charlie Parker and Miles Davis. He also accompanied Frank Sinatra and Billy Joel.
He was often nominated as the greatest living Belgian.
Toots died early this morning in his sleep, aged 94.