Maurice Jarre

1924 - 2009

Maurice Jarre

Maurice-Alexis Jarre (French: [ʒaʁ]; 13 September 1924 – 28 March 2009) was a French composer and conductor. Although he composed several concert works, Jarre is best known for his film scores, particularly for his collaborations with film director David Lean. Jarre composed the scores to all of Lean's films from Lawrence of Arabia (1962) on. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Jarre has received more than 660,922 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 141st most popular composer.

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Among composers, Maurice Jarre ranks 141 out of 1,008Before him are George Enescu, Giovanni Gabrieli, Pérotin, Franz von Suppé, Ottorino Respighi, and Darius Milhaud. After him are Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, Johann Ambrosius Bach, Édouard Lalo, and Paul Dukas.

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Among people born in 1924, Maurice Jarre ranks 23Before him are Ramiz Alia, Paul Feyerabend, Lauren Bacall, Willard Boyle, Mário Soares, and Georges Charpak. After him are Sergei Parajanov, Henry Mancini, Black Dahlia, Ed Wood, Jin Yong, and Kōbō Abe. Among people deceased in 2009, Maurice Jarre ranks 12Before him are Pina Bausch, Paul Samuelson, David Carradine, Roh Moo-hyun, Corazon Aquino, and Ted Kennedy. After him are Les Paul, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Maurice Druon, Millvina Dean, Mercedes Sosa, and Omar Bongo.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maurice Jarre ranks 606 out of 4,109Before him are Joseph Joffre (1852), Syagrius (430), Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), Carlos Gardel (1890), Bernard Arnault (1949), and Darius Milhaud (1892). After him are Lucien Febvre (1878), François Jacob (1920), Louis Renault (1843), Thomas Bangalter (1), Alfred Jarry (1873), and Sebastian Brant (1458).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Maurice Jarre ranks 25Before him are Francis Poulenc (1899), Michel Legrand (1932), Pierre Boulez (1925), Daniel Auber (1782), Pérotin (1160), and Darius Milhaud (1892). After him are Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760), Édouard Lalo (1823), Paul Dukas (1865), Philippe de Vitry (1291), Léonin (1135), and Marin Marais (1656).

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