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Michel Legrand (Michel Jean Legrand)

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Biography

Paris, France
Michel Legrand is a three times Academy Award-winning French composer, conductor and pianist who composed over 200 film and television scores as well as recorded over a hundred albums of jazz, popular and classical music.

He was born on February 24, 1932, in Becon-les-Bruyeres, in the Paris suburbs, France. His father, Raymond Legrand, was a French composer and actor. His mother, Marcelle der Mikaelian, was descended from the Armenian bourgeousie. From 1942 - 1949 young Legrand studied piano at the Paris Conservatoire. There his teachers were Nadia Boulanger and Henri Challan among other renown musicians. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Performer & Nominee: Best Original Song, Original Score & Adapted Score

The 38th Annual Academy Awards 1966

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Character: Himself - Performer & Nominee: Best Original Song

The 42nd Annual Academy Awards 1970

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Original Dramatic Score

The 44th Annual Academy Awards 1972

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La rançon de la gloire 2014

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L'amour dure trois ans 2011

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Cinémas 2009

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Salut les Terriens 2006

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Ann-Margret Smith 1975

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The Garry Moore Show 1958

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The Two Ronnies 1971

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The Danny Kaye Show 1963

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Cleo from 5 to 7 1962

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Directing

Writing

Composing

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La rançon de la gloire 2014

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Character: Bob, the Pianist

Cleo from 5 to 7 1962

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