Michel Legrand

Michel Legrand


Celebrated French composer Michel Legrand, who wrote the scores for Jacques Demy's movie musicals The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Young Girls of Rochefort as well as the 2002 Broadway musical Amour, has died. He was 86.

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  • Born: Feb 24, 1932 in Paris, France
  • Death: Jan 26, 2019 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France


Drama Desk Award
2003 Outstanding Music Amour Nominee
2003 Outstanding Orchestrations Amour Nominee
1979 Outstanding Music The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Nominee