Maurice Jarre, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The composer Maurice Jarre passed away at age 84, this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Maurice Jarre and more!

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
BirthdaySeptember 13, 1924
Death dateMarch 28, 2009
Place of deathMalibu, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Maurice Jarre

"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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"With Hitchcock I had little relationship. I was called to replace Bernard Herrmann, his favorite composer, in Torn Curtain, after the bitter fight between them."

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

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

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"In that long sequence, when Lawrence enters in the desert to rescue a lost man, Lean listened the music I wrote and wanted to extend the scene to let my work stay completely."

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