The French composer Francis Le died

PARIS, November 7 – RIA Novosti, Victoria Ivanova. The winner of the Oscar for music for the film "The Story of Love", the author of the music for the composer of Claude Lelouch "The man and the woman" Francis Leu died in France at the The age of 86, said the mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi.

"With great sorrow, I learned of the death of Francis Le, an incredible musician and composer of Nice, to whom we owe, in particular, the music of the films" Man and Woman "and" History of Love ". family and his loved ones, "wrote Christian Estrozi in your online account chirping.

Francis Le, who was born in Nice in 1932, became famous not only for musical themes for films, although he wrote several dozen scores. His melodies can be heard in the films of Claude Lelouch, Roger Vadim, Rene Clement and other directors.

He composed music for songs that were then interpreted by Yves Montand, Edith Piaf, Mireille Mathieu, Frank Sinatra and their equally famous colleagues on stage.

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