Maurice Jarre

Born: 1924-2009
Education/Training: studied percussion and composition at the Paris Conservatory
Best Known For: one of the most prolific film composers of the 20th Century
Notable Compositions:
film scores include La Tete contre les murs/The Keepers, 1958; Lawrence of Arabia, 1962; Doctor Zhivago, 1965; Ryan's Daughter, 1970; A Passage to India, 1984; The Man Who Would Be King, 1975; The Year of Living Dangerously, 1982; Witness, 1985; Sunshine and I Dreamed of Africa, 2000
Assignments: served as an orchestral composer and arranger for several theatre companies including the Theatre National Populaire
Curious Facts: served in the French navy during WWII
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It's a Wrap! 06/07/2003
REPERTOIRE : Prelude and Birth of Christ
Hollywood Goes Classical 05/07/2000
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