Michel Legrand

Michel Legrand [1932 - 2019] was a French-Armenian, triple Oscar-winning composer, quintuple Grammy-winning(!) arranger, conductor and pianist. Legrand was also responsible for the training of composers Aaron Copland and Philip Glass.

Album releases include: "I Love Paris" in 1954, followed by: "Holiday in Rome" (1955), "Castles in Spain" (1956), "Bonjour Paris" (1957), "C'est magnifique" (1957), "Legrand in Rio" (1958), "The Columbia Album of Cole Porter" (1958), "Paris Jazz Piano" (1959), "The New I Love Paris" (1959), "Legrand Jazz" (1959), "Strings On Fire" (1962), "Michel Legrand Big Band Plays Richard Rodgers" (1963), "Archi-Cordes" (1964), "Plays for Dancers (Archi-Cordes)" (1964), "Violent Violins (Archi-Cordes)" (1967), "Cinema Legrand" (1967), "At Shelly's Manne-Hole" (1968), "Twenty Songs of the Century" (1974), "Atlantic City" (1980), "After the Rain" (1983), "Michel Legrand Big Band" (1995), plus 2013's: "Entre elle et lui" (with Natalie Dessay).

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