Jean-Michel Jarre

1948 - Today

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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 2,295,935 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Jean-Michel Jarre is the 34th most popular musician (up from 62nd in 2019), the 326th most popular biography from France (up from 441st 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 34 out of 2,675Before him are Władysław Szpilman, Ronnie James Dio, Bon Scott, Miles Davis, Scatman John, and Arthur Rubinstein. After him are Django Reinhardt, Keith Richards, Maria Anna Mozart, B.B. King, David Gilmour, and Isaac Albéniz.

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Among people born in 1948, Jean-Michel Jarre ranks 11Before him are Cat Stevens, Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Terry Pratchett, Ozzy Osbourne, and Eckhart Tolle. After him are Hassan Rouhani, John R. Bolton, Jan Palach, Henning Mankell, Jeremy Irons, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Michel Jarre ranks 326 out of 5,234Before him are Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (1738), Robert Guiscard (1016), Charles Messier (1730), Chrétien de Troyes (1135), René Goscinny (1926), and Marguerite de Navarre (1492). After him are Adolphe Adam (1803), Eugène François Vidocq (1775), François Couperin (1668), Jean Renoir (1894), Charles, Count of Valois (1270), and Claude of France (1499).

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), Arnaut Daniel (1150), Nadia Boulanger (1887), David Guetta (1967), Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813), Stéphane Grappelli (1908), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697), Louis Vierne (1870), and Georges Prêtre (1924).

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