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Michel Legrand, Oscar winner who lived "surrounded by music", dies at 86: NPR

The French composer Michel Legrand will attend the opening ceremony of the 6th Lumiere Festival in 2014. Legrand died on Saturday. Laurent Cipriani / AP Hide Caption Switch caption Laurent Cipriani / AP French composer Michel Legrand arrives at the opening ceremony of the 6th Lumiere Festival 2014. Legrand died on Saturday. Laurent Cipriani / AP [3] The three-time Oscar …

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French Oscar winner Michel Legrand dies at the age of 86

PARIS: Successful French composer Michel Legrand, who has won three Oscars and five Grammys in a career spanning more than half a century, died on Saturday (January 26) at the age of 86, his spokesman said. Legrand lived in a musical whirlwind, with the same appetite for pop music to jazz, from conducting to film. Advertisement "Since my childhood, my …

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