Composer Michel Legrand is dead.
Author of the soundtrack of the unforgettable "Umbrellas of Cherbourg" or "Demoiselles de Rochefort" and dozens of other films, jazz lover, the pianist and singer died at the age of 86, announced Saturday his January 26 press.
Yves Métaireau, Mayor of La Baule, writes: "A touching reminder of this beautiful night of the festival in 2015 and a wonderful concert that Michel Legrand gave us.This concert followed by a bouncy dinner with him and the authentic Russian princess Gagarina, by Macha Meryl , is also a moment that I remember. Today, this great musician deserves our respectful homage. "
Sam Bobino, co-founder of the La Baule film and cinema festival, pays homage to Michel Legrand. He talks about his stay in La Baule in 2015.