Michel Legrand, Oscar-winning composer, dies aged 86

Michel Legrand

French composer Michel Legrand, who also won 3 Oscars throughout a career comprising more than half a hundred years, has passed away aged eighty-six, his speaker said.

Legrand first was the winner an Academy Award in 1969 meant for the track The Windmills of Your Mind from the film The Thomas Crown Affair. He adopted that with Oscars designed for his music for Summertime of ’42 in 1972 as well as for Yentl in 1984. This individual also received five Grammys.

Legrand, who was simply scheduled to keep shows in Paris in Apr, died throughout the night time, his spokesman informed Agence France-Presse on Saturday.

He 1st started functioning as a great accompanist and arranger in the 1960s. During his profession, this individual worked well with Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Orson Welles, Jean Cocteau, Frank Sinatra, and Edith Piaf.

Legrand was sometimes known for his ratings just for the People from France New Wave director Jacques Demy for the purpose of the movies Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) in 1964 and Les Demoiselles de Rochefort (The Young Ladies of Rochefort) in 1967, both of which usually received Oscar nominations.