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Francis Lai - 100% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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26 April 1932, Nice, France. A composer and conductor for films from the early 60s. After scoring Circle Of Love, Roger Vadim’s re-make of Ophuls’ classic La Ronde, starring Jane Fonda, Lai won an Academy Award for his music to director Claud Lelouch’s classic love story A Man And A Woman (1966). He also scored Lelouch’s follow-up, Live For Life, before g Read more

Georges Delerue - 93% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 March 1925, Roubaix, France, d. 20 March 1992, Los Angeles, California, USA. An important composer of film music for well over 150 features, from the early 50s through to the 90s. Delerue won a scholarship to the prestigious Paris Conservatoire, where he was encouraged to develop his interest in music for the screen. In 1952 Delerue composed new scores for two early 20s s Read more

Henry Mancini - 90% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Enrico Mancini, 16 April 1924, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 14 June 1994, Los Angeles, California, USA. Prompted by his father, a steelworker who loved music, Mancini learned to play several musical instruments while still a small child. As a teenager he developed an interest in jazz and especially music of the big bands. He wrote some arrangements and sent them to Benny Goodman Read more

Lalo Schifrin - 75% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Disco Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Boris Schifrin, 21 June 1932, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Schifrin was taught classical piano from the age of six but later studied sociology and law at university. He won a scholarship to the Paris Conservatoire where he studied with Olivier Messiaen. In 1955 he represented Argentina in the Third International Jazz Festival in Paris. He met Dizzy Gillespie first in 1956 when t Read more

John Barry - 66% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jonathan Barry Prendergast, 3 November 1933, York, England. Renowned as one of the leading composers of film soundtrack music, Barry began his career leading the John Barry Seven. This rousing instrumental unit enjoyed several notable UK hits between 1960 and 1962, the best known of which were ‘Hit And Miss’ and a version of the Ventures’ Walk Don’t Run&# Read more

Nino Rota - 65% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Classical Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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3 December 1911, Milan, Italy, d. 10 April 1979, Rome, Italy. Rota was a prolific composer for films from the early 30s to the late 70s. A child prodigy, he wrote an oratorio and an opera before he was aged 15. He studied at the Milan Conservatory, the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, and, later, at the Liceo Musicale in Bari, eventually becoming its director from 1950-78. Read more

Philippe Sarde - 65% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Yves Montand - 45% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Jazz Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ivo Livi, 13 October 1921, Monsummano Terme, Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy, d. 9 November 1991, Senlis, Oise, Picardie, France. Montand’s Italian parents moved to France where his father became a leader in the French Communist Party. Yves was also later a member of the party until the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. As a young man he worked in Marseilles, France, a Read more

Fausto Papetti - 43% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Easy Listening World Music
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Paul Mauriat - 43% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Easy Listening Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 March 1925, Marseille, France, d. 3 November 2006, Perpignan, France. A conductor, arranger and composer, descended from generations of classical musicians, Mauriat began to study music at the age of four, and continued his studies at the Conservatoire in Paris when his family moved there in 1935. His initial ambition to become classical pianist gave way to an interest in Read more

Julie London - 42% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Julie Peck, 26 September 1926, Santa Rosa, California, USA, d. 18 October 2000, Encino, California, USA. Actress-singer London was inextricably linked to the sultry Arthur Hamilton song ‘Cry Me A River’, which gave the artist her sole million-seller in 1955. Her memorable performance of the song in the movie The Girl Can’t Help It, showcased a lachrymose deliv Read more

Maurice Jarre - 38% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 September 1924, Lyons, France. An important composer for films for over 40 years, as a youngster Jarre intended to become an electrical engineer, but changed his mind and studied music at the Paris Conservatoire in 1944. He joined the orchestra of the Jean Louise Barrault Theatre, and in 1951, composed the music for Kleist’sLe Prince De Homburg. Soon afterwards he mo Read more

Jerry Goldsmith - 37% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jerrald Goldsmith, 10 February 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 21 July 2004, Beverly Hills, California, USA. A prolific composer for films and television, from the late 50s through to the new millennium. Besides studying music at the University of South Carolina (under Hungarian composer Miklos Rozsa), Goldsmith also took lessons in office practice and secured a job a Read more

Bernard Herrmann - 36% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 June 1911, New York, USA, d. 24 December 1975, Los Angeles, USA. One of the most highly regarded composers and arrangers of background music for films, from the early 40s through to the 70s. Herrmann studied at New York University and the Juilliard School of Music, before joining CBS broadcasting in 1933. While serving as a composer conductor for radio documentaries and d Read more

Eliane Elias - 36% match to Michel Legrand

Genres: Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 March 1960, São Paulo, Brazil. Before she reached the age of 21, Elias had attracted considerable attention, not only for her keyboard playing but also as a teacher of jazz music. In the early 80s she moved to New York, joined the Randy Brecker and Michael Brecker jazz rock group, Steps Ahead, with whom she remained until 1984, and thereafter recorded and toured ex Read more


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