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Won three Oscars for Best Original Score for 1962’s “Lawrence of Arabia,” 1965’s “Doctor Zhivago,” and “A Passage to India” from 1984.
He wrote his first film score in 1951 while in France, where he also served as the Théâtre National Populaire director.
He composed “Lara’s Theme” for “Doctor Zhivago,” which provided the tune for the mid-sixties smash pop hit “Somewhere My Love” by Paul Francis Webster.
How did Maurice Jarre die?
Maurice Jarre died of cancer on 28 March 2009 in Los Angeles.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||September 13, 1924|
|Death date||March 28, 2009|
|Place of death||Malibu, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Soon I worked during twelve years in theater works of the prestigious Theatre National Populaire. It was the best time of my life, the most difficult, the most interesting, the most exciting."Maurice Jarre
"My parents did not have any interest in music."Maurice Jarre
"A Passage to India. It is my favourite movie."Maurice Jarre
"In that long sequence, when Lawrence enters in the desert to rescue a lost man, Lean listened the music I wrote and wanted to extend the scene to let my work stay completely."Maurice Jarre
"When I was 15, I did not know nothing about what concerned the world of music."Maurice Jarre