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Jacques Loussier (Composer)

Born: 26th October 1934, Angers, France

Died: 5th March 2019, Blois, France

Nationality: French

Jacques Loussier was a French pianist and composer. He arranged jazz interpretations of many of the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, such as the Goldberg Variations. The Jacques Loussier Trio, founded in 1959, played more than 3,000 concerts and sold more than 7 million recordings—mostly in the Bach series. Loussier composed film scores and a number of classical pieces, including a Mass, a ballet, and violin concertos.

Further Reading: Loussier

 Obituary, Jacques Loussier (1934-2019)

The French pianist and composer, best known for his trio’s million-selling string of albums re-interpreting the music of Bach in a jazz style, passed away on Monday aged 84.

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