Michel Legrand French composer

Michel Legrand is a 86 years old French composer from 20th arrondissement of Paris. Michel Legrand was born on February 24, 1932 (died on January 26, 2019, he was 86 years old) in 20th arrondissement of Paris as Michel Legrand.

Michel Legrand



Michel Jean Legrand is a French musical composer arranger conductor and pianist. Legrand is a prolific composer having written over 200 film and television scores in addition to many memorable songs. He is best known for his often haunting film music and scores such as The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Thomas Crown Affair featuring the song The Windmills of Your Mind for which he won his first Academy Award.
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His real name:
Birth name of Michel Legrand is Michel Legrand
Is Michel Legrand still alive?

No, he died on 01/26/2019, 4 years ago. He was 86 years old when he died. Cause of death: sepsis. He died in Neuilly-sur-Seine and buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery .


His father Raymond Legrand () and Raymond Legrand was 23 years old when Michel born. His father was a Sound.


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Mother: (?)
Raymond Legrand
Father: Raymond Legrand


Michel Legrand had two marriages.

Macha Méril

Macha Méril, French actress and writer

He married with Macha Méril (79), on Thursday, September 18th, 2014. Michel Legrand was 82 and Macha Méril was 74 years old. Married for 8 years, 6 months.

Catherine Michel

Catherine Michel

They ended their 43 years, 5 hours marriage in 2013.


He had one child, Eugénie .


Michel Legrand had 3 siblings. French singer Christiane (1 year older) , Olivier (22 years younger) , and Writer Benjamin (18 years younger)


Michel Legrand Albums (116)

There are 116 albums of Michel Legrand.

His last album Paris Was Made for Lovers released 1 year 5 months ago. When Paris Was Made for Lovers released, he was 89 years old. This album contains 16 tracks

His first album Legrand Jazz released 64 years ago, he was 26 years old when this album released. There were 11 songs in this album.

Paris Was Made for Lovers
Paris Was Made for Lovers
Homenaje a Michel Legrand
Homenaje a Michel Legrand
C'est Magnifique
C'est Magnifique

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Popular Michel Legrand Songs

  1. Les Moulins De Mon Coeur (Les Moulins De Mon Coeur, released 36 years ago)
  2. Windmills Of My Mind (511, released 13 years ago)
  3. Sans Toi (Cléo de 5 à 7 – EP, released 61 years ago)
  4. Kiss Of Fire (Michel Legrand y Su Gran Orquesta, released 6 years ago)
  5. Boum (Michel Legrand y Su Gran Orquesta, released 6 years ago)
  6. Robe Couleur De Lune (Peau d'âne - Féerie Musicale, released 4 years ago)
  7. Kimberley Trumpet (Dingo - Selections From the Motion Picture Soundtrack, released 31 years ago)
  8. Recette Pour Un Cake D'amour (Peau d'âne (Original Cinema Soundtrack), released 53 years ago)
  9. Summer Of '42 (Michel Legrand: Film Songs and More!, released 14 years ago)
  10. Quand On S'aime (Chanter La Vie, released 25 years ago)

Michel Legrand Movies (122)

There are 122 movies of Michel Legrand.

His first feature film was Never Say Never Again (1983). He was 51 when he starred in this movie. Since 1983, he has appeared in 122 feature films. The last one is Michel Legrand: Sans demi-mesure (2018). .

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Michel Legrand movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Michel Legrand TV Shows (1)

His first TV Show was The Oscars (1953).

Awards (9)

Awarded Order of the Badge of Honour , awarded Commander of the Legion of Honour , nominated Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score , nominated Academy Award for Best Original Song Score in 1983 , nominated Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Musical Score in 1983 ,


He graduated from Conservatoire De Paris

What was Michel's zodiac sign?

Michel Legrand zodiac sign was pisces.

Other facts about Michel Legrand

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