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Gabriel Yared
Gabriel Yared 1949-
Dirk Brossé 1960-
Brussels Philharmonic-Vlaams Radio Orkest
Film Festival Ghent, 2011
1 cd
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68 - Films, televisieseries en musicals (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Gabriel Yared

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Gabriel Yared (Arabic: غبريال يارد; born 7 October 1949) is a Lebanese-French composer, best known for his work in French and American cinema.

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Yared scored the French films Betty Blue and Camille Claudel. He later worked on English-language films, particularly those directed by Anthony Minghella. He won an Academy Award for Best Original Score and a Grammy Award for his work on The English Patient (1996) and was nominated for both The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and Cold Mountain (2003).

Life and career

When Yared was 7, his father sent him to an accordion teacher. Two years later Yared stopped his accordion lessons and started music theory and piano lessons. Although he was not necessarily a gifted pianist, Yared was interested in reading music. When Yared was 14, his piano teacher died and Yared replaced him as the organist …Read more on Wikipedia


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