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Sat Jan 26, 2019, 03:25 AM

Oscar-winning French composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86

Source: BBC

Oscar-winning French composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86

26 January 2019

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand has died in Paris aged 86, his spokesman has said.

During a career spanning more than 50 years, Legrand wrote over 200 film and TV scores, as well as songs.

In 1968, he won his first Oscar for the song The Windmills of Your Mind from The Thomas Crown Affair film.

Two more Oscars followed in 1971 and 1983 for the best original scores in Summer of '42 and Yentl films respectively.

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47013214


Michel Legrand was known for his often jazz-tinged music




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Sat Jan 26, 2019, 03:45 AM

1. created some memorable music

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