Maurice Jarre

Born 13 September 1924. Died 29 March 2009
Maurice Jarre
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1924-09-13
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Maurice Jarre

Maurice Jarre Biography (Wikipedia)

Maurice-Alexis Jarre (13 September 1924 – 28 March 2009) was a French composer and conductor, "one of the giants of 20th-century film music" who was "among the most sought-after composers in the movie industry" and "a creator of both subtle underscoring and grand, sweeping themes, not only writing for conventional orchestras... but also experimenting with electronic sounds later in his career".

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. Notable scores for other directors include The Train (1964), Mohammad, Messenger of God (1976), Lion of the Desert (1981), Witness (1985) and Ghost (1990).

Jarre was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Three of his compositions spent a total of 42 weeks on the UK singles chart; the biggest hit was "Somewhere My Love" (to his tune "Lara's Theme", with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster) performed by the Mike Sammes Singers, which reached Number 14 in 1966 and spent 38 weeks on the chart.

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Maurice Jarre Tracks

Maurice Jarre
Lara's Theme from Dr.Zhivago
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Lara's Theme from Dr.Zhivago

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Lara's Theme
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Lara's Theme
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Ghost: End Credits
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Ghost: End Credits
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Witness (1985): Building the Barn
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Witness (1985): Building the Barn
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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
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Lawrence of Arabia Overture
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Lawrence of Arabia Overture
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Unchained Melody
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Unchained Melody
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A Walk In The Clouds (1995) - Titles
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A Walk In The Clouds (1995) - Titles
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A Passage to India (1984) "A Passage to India/Bombay March"
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A Passage to India (1984) "A Passage to India/Bombay March"
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Ryan's Daughter (1970) - Main Title
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Ryan's Daughter (1970) - Main Title
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Doctor Zhivago (1965): Suite
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Doctor Zhivago (1965): Suite
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962): Overture
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962): Overture
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Doctor Zhivago (1965): Lara's Theme
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Doctor Zhivago (1965): Lara's Theme
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Jabob's Ladder (1990) - Theme
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Jabob's Ladder (1990) - Theme
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The Man Who Would Be King (1975) - Theme
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The Man Who Would Be King (1975) - Theme
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Bicycle Ride (A Passage to India)
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Bicycle Ride (A Passage to India)
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Doctor Zhivago (1965) - Main Titles / Lara's Theme
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Doctor Zhivago (1965) - Main Titles / Lara's Theme
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Michael's Theme (Parkinson)
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Michael's Theme (Parkinson)
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The Amish Are Coming/Witness-End Title
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The Amish Are Coming/Witness-End Title
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Lara's Theme (Doctor Zhivago)
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Lara's Theme (Doctor Zhivago)
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Lawrence of Arabia Theme
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Lawrence of Arabia Theme
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Le Chanson de Lara
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Le Chanson de Lara

Le Chanson de Lara

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Andrea Bocelli
Studio choir and orchestra
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Parkinson Theme
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Parkinson Theme
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Plaza Suite (1971) - Main Title
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Plaza Suite (1971) - Main Title
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