Jean‐Michel Jarre
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1948-08-24
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Jean‐Michel Jarre

Jean‐Michel Jarre Biography (Wikipedia)

Jean-Michel André Jarre (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 known for organising outdoor spectacles featuring his music, vast laser displays and fireworks.

Jarre was raised in Lyon by his mother and grandparents and trained on the piano. From an early age, he was introduced to a variety of art forms, including street performers, jazz musicians and the artist Pierre Soulages. He played guitar in a band, but his musical style was perhaps most heavily influenced by Pierre Schaeffer, a pioneer of musique concrète at the Groupe de Recherches Musicales.

His first mainstream success was the 1976 album Oxygène. Recorded in a makeshift studio at his home, the album sold an estimated 12 million copies. Oxygène was followed in 1978 by Équinoxe, and in 1979, Jarre performed to a record-breaking audience of more than a million people at the Place de la Concorde, a record he has since broken three times. More albums were to follow, but his 1979 concert served as a blueprint for his future performances around the world. Several of his albums have been released to coincide with large-scale outdoor events, and he is now perhaps as well known as a performer as he is as a musician.

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Oxygène Part IV
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Oxygène Part IV
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Oxygene (Part 4)
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Oxygene (Part 4)
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Last Rendevouz
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Last Rendevouz
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Oxygene 4
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Oxygene 4
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Rendez-Vous IV (12'' Special Remix)
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Rendez-Vous IV (12'' Special Remix)
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Oxygene Part 4
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Oxygene Part 4
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Oxygène Part III
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Oxygène Part III
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Équinoxe Part 5
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Équinoxe Part 5
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Equinoxe 5 (2018 Remastered)
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Equinoxe 5 (2018 Remastered)
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Oxygene
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Oxygene
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Oxygene IV
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Oxygene IV
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Glory (Steve Angello Remix)
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Glory (Steve Angello Remix)
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Herbalizer
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Herbalizer
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Équinoxe Part 4
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Équinoxe Part 4
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