REFILE-Maurice Jarre, composer of "Dr Zhivago" score, dies

By REUTERS

June 18, 2010 Updated Mar 30, 2009 at 5:11 AM EDT

PARIS, March 30 (Reuters) - Oscar-winning French composer
Maurice Jarre, who wrote the music for films including "Doctor
Zhivago" and "Lawrence of Arabia", has died in Los Angeles at
the age of 84, media in France reported on Monday.

Jarre, whose lush orchestral scores gained him Academy
Awards for "Lawrence of Arabia", "Doctor Zhivago" and "A Passage
to India", had more than 150 credits to his name.

He was the father of electronic music composer and producer
Jean-Michel Jarre and had lived in Los Angeles for many years.
(Writing by James Mackenzie)




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