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Noel Harrison, 79; sang ‘Windmills of Your Mind’

Noel Harrison appeared on “Model of the Year Pageant.”

CBS Teleivsion Network/file 1967

Noel Harrison appeared on “Model of the Year Pageant.”

LONDON — Musician Noel Harrison, who sang the Oscar-winning ballad ‘‘The Windmills of Your Mind,’’ has died at 79.

Mr. Harrison’s wife, Lori Chapman, said Tuesday that he suffered a heart attack after a performance on Saturday in Devon, southwest England, and died later in a hospital.

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The son of British actor Rex Harrison, Noel Harrison was an Olympic skier before becoming a professional musician.

‘‘The Windmills of Your Mind’’ was the theme to the 1968 movie ‘‘The Thomas Crown Affair.’’

He leaves his wife and several children and grandchildren.

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