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Maurice Jarre (Composer)

Born: 13th September 1924, Lyon, France

Died: 28th March 2009, Los Angeles, Ca. United States

Nationality: French

Maurice-Alexis Jarre was a French composer and conductor. Although he composed several concert works, Jarre is best known for his film scores, particularly for his collaborations with film director David Lean. Jarre composed the scores to all of Lean's films from Lawrence of Arabia (1962) on. Notable scores for other directors include The Train (1964), Mohammad, Messenger of God (1976), Lion of the Desert (1981), Witness (1985), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Ghost (1990).

Jarre was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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