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He composed the scores for ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Doctor Zhivago’, ‘Witness’ and ‘Ghost’, to name but a few. On the 90th anniversary of the birth of the great French movie master, we celebrate his greatest film music.
Several major composers, including Walton and Arnold, had been approached to write the score for David Lean’s epic. Then producers wanted to use a combination of Britten, Khachaturian and Jarre. In the end, Jarre was tasked to write all the music in just four weeks. He created a majestic sound world that both complemented and added to the action, winning him his first Academy Award.
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