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Jean-Michel Jarre

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Jean-Michel André Jarre (French: [ʒɑ̃ miʃɛl ɑ̃dʁe ʒaʁ]; born 24 August 1948) is a French composer, performer and record producer. He is a pioneer in the electronic, ambient and new-age genres, and is known for organising outdoor spectacles featuring his music, accompanied by vast laser displays, large projections and fireworks. Jarre was raised in Lyon by his mother and grandparents and trained on the piano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Michel Jarre has received more than 2,979,603 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 64 in 2019). Jean-Michel Jarre is the 19th most popular musician (up from 34th in 2019), the 230th most popular biography from France (up from 325th in 2019) and the most popular French Musician.

Jean-Michel Jarre is most famous for his album Oxygène, which was released in 1976. The album is a mixture of electronic music and classical music.

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Among musicians, Jean-Michel Jarre ranks 19 out of 2,662Before him are Paul McCartney, Leopold Mozart, Madonna, Arcangelo Corelli, Ray Charles, and Brian May. After him are Charlie Watts, George Harrison, Władysław Szpilman, Ringo Starr, Arthur Rubinstein, and Mark Knopfler.

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Among people born in 1948, Jean-Michel Jarre ranks 7Before him are Charles, Prince of Wales, Al Gore, Jean Reno, Gérard Depardieu, Samuel L. Jackson, and Svetlana Alexievich. After him are Terry Pratchett, Cat Stevens, Eckhart Tolle, Ozzy Osbourne, Sauli Niinistö, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Michel Jarre ranks 230 out of 6,011Before him are Pope Urban VI (1318), François-René de Chateaubriand (1768), Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900), Philip III of France (1245), Charlotte Corday (1768), and Pope Leo IX (1002). After him are Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), François Boucher (1703), Madame du Barry (1743), Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot (1796), Honoré Daumier (1808), and Gilles de Rais (1405).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Jean-Michel Jarre ranks 1After him are Richard Clayderman (1953), Thomas Bangalter (1), Paul Mauriat (1925), Nadia Boulanger (1887), David Guetta (1967), Arnaut Daniel (1150), Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813), Georges Prêtre (1924), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697), Stéphane Grappelli (1908), and Louis Vierne (1870).

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