Keyword: composer

Oscar-winning French composer, musician Michel Legrand dies at 86

Celebrated French musician Michel Legrand, whose approximately 150 film scores include those of 1964 classic The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort and The Thomas Crown Affair, and who was also a singer, conductor and jazz  player and composer working with a multitude of musical styles, has died at his Paris home at the age of 86.

Death of French music composer Henri Dutilleux

Dutilleux, whose modernist and impressionist works ranked him among the leading composers of the 20th century, died in Paris aged 97.