Posts Tagged ‘Francis Lai’

Polydor France has released a soundtrack album for Claude Lelouch’s drama The Best Years of a Life (Les plus belles années d’une vie). The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner Francis Lai (Love Story, Bolero) and French singer/songwriter Calogero. The project marks the final film scoring project of Lai who passed […]

Francis Lai (1932 – 2018)

Posted: November 7, 2018 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

French composer Francis Lai has passed away at age 86. He is best known for his score for Arthur Hiller’s 1970 feature Love Story, for which he received an Academy Award and a Golden Globe, and also earned a Grammy Award nomination. Lai was also Golden Globe-nominated for his score and songs from Claude Lelouch’s 1966 […]

Francis Lai has been selected as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award at the closing-night gala of the 14th World Soundtrack Awards at the Ghent Film Fest on October 25, 2014. The composer is best known for his score for 1970’s Love Story, for which he received an Academy Award, as well as a […]

Music Box Records has announced a soundtrack release for last year’s film adaptation of La Nouvelle Guerre des Boutons (War of the Buttons). The album includes the original score from the movie composed by Philippe Rombi (Swimming Pool). For audio clips and to pre-order the album, visit the label’s website. La Nouvelle Guerre des Boutons […]