How Maurice Jarre Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Maurice Jarre reached the impressive age of 84 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous composer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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's death was caused by Cancer.

Maurice Jarre died of cancer on 28 March 2009 in Los Angeles.

Information about the death of Maurice Jarre
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death84 years
ProfessionComposer
BirthdaySeptember 13, 1924
Death dateMarch 28, 2009
Place of deathMalibu, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"The idea in The Man that Would Be King was that the music should recreate all that majestic surrounding and emphasize the adventure, but also speak about the frustration or, rather said, the curse of both protagonists, even before happened what happens them."

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"Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad, there is always an executive that gets more nervous than usual and thinks that if they change the music, the film will become a masterpiece."

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"My parents did not have any interest in music."

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"When I was 15, I did not know nothing about what concerned the world of music."

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"But, yes, now I wouldn't do some of those soundtracks the way I did them."

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