Maurice Jarre (1924-2009)

blog-mauriceAdmirers of classic David Lean films like Lawrence of Arabia, A Passage to India and Doctor Zhivago can surely recall the powerful music that accentuated Lean’s epic images. The French composer of these films — as well as Alfred Hitchcock‘s Topaz, Elia Kazan‘s The Last Tycoon and Peter Weir‘s Witness — has passed away at the age of 84. Read the complete obituary at the Los Angeles Times.