Died French composer and winner of Oscar Francis-Le

Умер французский композитор и лауреат премии Оскар Франсис Ле

Died yesterday a French composer and performer Francis-Le. This was announced by mayor of nice Christian Estrosi on Twitter.

“I will soon recommend to family Le symbolically named in his honor one of the streets of our city”, – stated in the message.

His career as a composer began as accompanist. In particular, he played Edith Piaf. He wrote 60 soundtracks for films, including for pictures of Lelouch, with whom he has worked. His romance “a man and a Woman,” in which the music Le, was nominated for a Golden globe in 1967. The award “Oscar” composer got in 1970 for the American movie “love Story” Director Arthur Hiller.

He also wrote the music for songs by Mireille Mathieu, johnny Hallyday, Edith Piaf and others. In addition, his works have been performed by Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

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