Gabriel Yared

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Date of Birth October 7, 1949
Place of Birth France
Age 71 years old
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Gabriel Yared

Gabriel Yared 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 Oscar and a Grammy Award for his work on The English Patient and was nominated for both The Talented Mr. Ripley and Cold Mountain.

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About Gabriel Yared

Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning French-Lebanese composer who wrote the score for "The English Patient" from 1996. He was nominated for "The Talented Mr. Ripley" from 1999 and "Cold Mountain" from 2003.

Before Fame

He learned to play the accordion as a young boy, which lasted for two years. He then took up piano with his teacher concluding that he had no talent.

Achievement

His score for the 2004 film 'Troy' was discarded in favor of a score written by James Horner.

Family Life

His wife choreographed a dance scene in "The English Patient," the movie that was a turning point in his career.

Associations

He wrote the score for several films directed by Anthony Minghella.

Information related to Gabriel Yared

  • French music arrangers
  • Saint Joseph University alumni
  • Lebanese film score composers
  • Best Original Music Score Academy Award winners
  • French film score composers
  • École Normale de Musique de Paris alumni
  • European Film Awards winners (people)
  • Commandeurs of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
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Latest information about Gabriel Yared updated on November 28, 2020.

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