Michel Colombier

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Michel Colombier
Born(1939-05-23)May 23, 1939
Lyon, France
DiedNovember 14, 2004(2004-11-14) (aged 65)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Genres Film score
Occupation(s)Composer, conductor
InstrumentsKeyboards
Years active1962–2003
Website www.michelcolombier.com

Michel Colombier (May 23, 1939 November 14, 2004) was a French composer, arranger, and conductor. [1] [2] [3]

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He wrote the scores of several motion pictures and TV productions. He also wrote chamber music and ballets. With composer Pierre Henry he wrote music for Messe pour le temps présent, a piece created by choreographer Maurice Béjart in 1967. He released an album on A&M Records, "Wings", in 1972, which included a collaboration with Lani Hall on lead vocal, his song "We Could Be Flying, with lyrics by Paul Williams. Recorded in Paris, with Colombier on piano, it was also included on the album "Sun Down Lady", Lani Halls' first solo album after her years as lead singer for Sergio Mendes and Brazil 66, released in 1972 on A&M Records.

He was married to Dana Colombier, with whom he had two children. He is buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.

Selected film scores

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References

  1. "Michel Colombier, 65; Composer Was Known for His Versatility". Los Angeles Times. 2004-11-17. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  2. O'Connor, Patrick (2004-11-19). "Obituary: Michel Colombier". The Guardian. ISSN   0261-3077 . Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  3. Reuters (2004-11-21). "Michel Colombier, French Composer, Dies at 65". The New York Times. ISSN   0362-4331 . Retrieved 2019-07-25.