In France on 87 year of life has died the composer Francis Le. Information about his death was confirmed by the mayor of nice Christian Estrosi on his Twitter page. The politician expressed his condolences to the relatives and friends of Les.
“It is with great sorrow I learned of the death of Francis Le, a delightful musician and composer from nice, to whom we owe, in particular, music from the film “Man and woman” and “love Story”. Thinking of his family and friends,” wrote Estrosi.
Francis-Le is the winner of the award “Oscar” in 1970 for the music for the American movie “love Story”.
He has written more than 60 film soundtracks, among them – the film “Man and woman” and “passenger of the rain”. In addition, Francis-Le wrote songs for Edith Piaf, Juliette Greco and johnny Hallyday.