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Michel Legrand

French film score composer (1932-2019)

Michel Legrand

French film score composer (1932-2019)
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birthday
24th
February, 1932
Death
26th
January, 2019
Birth Place
Paris, France
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

Michel Jean Legrand (French pronunciation: [mi l l ]; 24 February 1932 – 26 January 2019) was a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and jazz pianist. Legrand was a prolific composer, having written over 200 film and television scores, in addition to many songs. His scores for the films of French New Wave director Jacques Demy, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) and The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967), earned Legrand his first Academy Award nominations. Legrand won his first Oscar for the song “The Windmills of Your Mind” from The Thomas Crown Affair (1968).

Birth Name

Michel Jean Legrand

Occupation

Film score composer Jazz pianist

Years Active

1946 2019

Name

Michel Legrand

Nationality

France

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