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A self-taught musician, Gabriel Yared has been providing stirring and lush scores for features since the 1970s, earning accolades and critical praise. Born in Lebanon in 1949, he dropped out of school in 1971 and briefly moved to Brazil where he worked with pop singers Elis Regina and Ivan Lins. He settled in France in 1972 and audited courses taught by Henri Dutilleux at L'Ecole Normale du Musique. The following year, he began his career in earnest as composer and/or orchestrator for popular singers like Charles Aznavour, Gilbert Becaud, Johnny Halliday and Mireille Mathieu, while simultaneously composing ballet scores, advertising jingles and radio and TV themes.Yared entered films in 1974 with the score for "Miss O'Gynie et les hommes fleurs" but he really first earned attention with the music for Jean-Luc Godard's "Sauve Qui Peut la Vie/Every Man for Himself" (1980). Since then, he has created rich musical tapestries for over 40 motion pictures ranging from Jean-Jacques Beineix's "Betty Blue" (1985) to Robert Altman's "Theo and Vincent" (1990). He has scored several films for Jean-Pierre Mocky and won attention for his strong work on Bruno Nuytten's "Camille Claudel" (1988). In 1996, Yared won a...

A self-taught musician, Gabriel Yared has been providing stirring and lush scores for features since the 1970s, earning accolades and critical praise. Born in Lebanon in 1949, he dropped out of school in 1971 and briefly moved to Brazil where he worked with pop singers Elis Regina and Ivan Lins. He settled in France in 1972 and audited courses taught by Henri Dutilleux at L'Ecole Normale du Musique. The following year, he began his career in earnest as composer and/or orchestrator for popular singers like Charles Aznavour, Gilbert Becaud, Johnny Halliday and Mireille Mathieu, while simultaneously composing ballet scores, advertising jingles and radio and TV themes.

Yared entered films in 1974 with the score for "Miss O'Gynie et les hommes fleurs" but he really first earned attention with the music for Jean-Luc Godard's "Sauve Qui Peut la Vie/Every Man for Himself" (1980). Since then, he has created rich musical tapestries for over 40 motion pictures ranging from Jean-Jacques Beineix's "Betty Blue" (1985) to Robert Altman's "Theo and Vincent" (1990). He has scored several films for Jean-Pierre Mocky and won attention for his strong work on Bruno Nuytten's "Camille Claudel" (1988). In 1996, Yared won a Golden Globe Award and earned an Oscar for his elegant score to Anthony Minghella's "The English Patient," a wide-ranging work that included variations on Bach, Hungarian folk melodies and influences of Northern African themes.

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