R.I.P. Michel Legrand, Oscar-winning film composer of The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg

Musician, conductor, and incredibly prolific film composer Michel Legrand—whose numerous credits include scores for everyone from Orson Welles to the Smurfs—has died. A three-time Oscar winner, Legrand’s jazzy, melancholy music powered some of the most beloved films of the French New Wave movement, most notably with…

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