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Michel Legrand

 
Date of Birth: February 24, 1932 (90)

Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1974
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2002]
Orchestrator

Writing

Composer
Composer
Composer

Photos

Michel LeGrand appearing at Fat Tuesday√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs on May 25, 1982 in New York City. Photo

Michel LeGrand appearing at Fat Tuesday√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs on May 25, 1982 in New York City.

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Date:
01/01/2020


Michel Legrand and Tony Bennett

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Date:
03/05/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1974
Performer

Productions

Orchestrator

Writing
Composer
Composer
Composer

Michel Legrand Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Michel Legrand , Amour
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Michel Legrand, Amour
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Orchestrations Gold Star
Michel Legrand, Amour
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Music
Michel Legrand, The Umbrella of Cherbourg

Michel Legrand News

LET YOURSELF GO: AN EVENING WITH MELISSA ERRICO is Coming to Cotuit Center for the Ar Photo LET YOURSELF GO: AN EVENING WITH MELISSA ERRICO is Coming to Cotuit Center for the Arts This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

On Monday, July 25 at 7:00pm, Cotuit Center for the Arts will welcome Broadway star Melissa Errico back to their Main Stage for ‚ÄúLet Yourself Go: An Evening with Melissa Errico.‚ÄĚ

Monumental Theatre Will Present Liam Forde in Concert Next Month Photo Monumental Theatre Will Present Liam Forde in Concert Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

Monumental Theatre Company will present Liam Forde in Concert on July 22, 2022. Monumental patrons are encouraged to attend Liam Forde in Concert and stick around for a late night showing of the mainstage production, tick, tick… BOOM! at 10pm. 

Interview: LAURA BENANTI at Lesher Center for The Arts Is a Golden-Age Musical Theate Photo Interview: LAURA BENANTI at Lesher Center for The Arts Is a Golden-Age Musical Theater Star for Our Times
by Jim Munson - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld talks to Broadway musical star Laura Benanti about her show at the Lesher Center for the Arts on June 25th. Effortlessly engaging and chatty, Benanti also talks about her amazingly varied career, having worked with everyone from Patti LuPone to Chita Rivera, Steve Martin, Richard Chamberlain and the late Rebecca Luker.

Linda Lavin to Celebrate New Album LOVE NOTES With Billy Stritch at Birdland Photo Linda Lavin to Celebrate New Album LOVE NOTES With Billy Stritch at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Tony Award winner Linda Lavin in a special concert celebrating her most recent solo album, Love Notes, on Monday, June 27 at 7:00 PM. Ms. Lavin will be joined on stage (as on the album) by her longtime collaborator, pianist and singer Billy Stritch.

BIRDLAND Announces Programming Through June 30th Photo BIRDLAND Announces Programming Through June 30th
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are proudly open this June with a full slate of nightly performances! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the Liebman, Brecker, Copland Quintet, Greg Ruvolo Big Band, Yellowjackets, Terraza Big Band, Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams, Frank Catalano Quartet, Danilo Perez & His Global Messengers, New London Big Band, Stacey Kent, Ron Aprea Big Band, Linda Lavin and Tuck & Patti.

Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams to Perform at Birdland Jazz Club Photo Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams to Perform at Birdland Jazz Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a historic evening with two legendary Broadway stars Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams for the first time on Monday, June 13 at 7:00 PM.

Liam Forde to Celebrate Debut Album GREAT TO BE HERE at Birdland Photo Liam Forde to Celebrate Debut Album GREAT TO BE HERE at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER¬†will present pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter¬†Liam Forde¬†‚Äď celebrating the release of his first album¬†Great to Be Here¬†‚Äď on¬†Monday, June 13¬†at¬†8:30 PM.

 Linda Lavin Will Make Her London Debut at Crazy Coqs This Summer Photo Linda Lavin Will Make Her London Debut at Crazy Coqs This Summer
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022

Six-time Tony nominated Broadway legend Linda Lavin will make her London debut. She is one of the highlights of the summer season at Crazy Coqs that goes on sale today!

Melissa Errico Will Encore OUT OF THE DARK: THE FILM NOIR PROJECT at 54 Below May 11t Photo Melissa Errico Will Encore OUT OF THE DARK: THE FILM NOIR PROJECT at 54 Below May 11th
by Stephen Mosher - May 9, 2022

The companion show to Melissa Errico's gorgeous album of movie music will recieve a return engagement at Feinstein's Supper Club, 54 Below.

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by Stephen Mosher - May 6, 2022

Michel Legrand Videos

Exclusive Video: Melissa Errico Sings 'Laura' From OUT OF THE DARK: THE FILM NOIR PRO VideoExclusive Video: Melissa Errico Sings 'Laura' From OUT OF THE DARK: THE FILM NOIR PROJECT
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2022

At the height of the pandemic in 2020, when the world was locked away in lonely rooms with only old movies to watch at¬†midnight, Errico suddenly returned to one of her life-long obsessions ‚Äď noir! The genre is noted for its dark, disturbing sensibility¬†of intractable fatalism that Paris existentialists discovered in American film during the 1940‚Äôs. Noir continues to run¬†as a mesmerizing, mysterious current through modern movies and music, and Errico has embraced it in her own artistic endeavors.

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to Marilyn Bergman VideoVIDEO: Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to Marilyn Bergman
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2022

Songwriter Marilyn Bergman died at age 93 on January 8, 2022. Now, Barbra Streisand has paid tribute to the Bergmans in a new video on her YouTube channel, featuring clips and photos of them together.

BWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (D VideoBWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (DELUXE EDITION)
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release Legrand Affair (Deluxe Edition) from Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico on Friday, November 8. The track a?oeThe Way He Makes Me Feela?? will be available to customers who pre-order the album starting on Friday, October 25.

VIDEO: First Look at the UK Premiere of AMOUR VideoVIDEO: First Look at the UK Premiere of AMOUR
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

This is the UK professional premiere of Amour, a musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self belief, with music by multi award-winning Michel Legrand with English lyrics by Jeremy Sams (from the original French by Didier Van Cauwelaert).

VIDEO: First Listen to Anna O'Byrne Performing 'Somebody' from AMOUR VideoVIDEO: First Listen to Anna O'Byrne Performing 'Somebody' from AMOUR
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2019

Get a first look and listen to Anna O'Byrne's haunting version of 'Somebody' from the premiere of Michel Legrand's Tony Award-nominated musical 'AMOUR' at Charing Cross Theatre!

BWW TV: Marieann Meringolo Brings Back Her Hit Show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW Fo VideoBWW TV: Marieann Meringolo Brings Back Her Hit Show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW For One Night Only at Don't Tell Mama
by Eugene Ebner - Mar 6, 2019

Award-winning cabaret trailblazer and 2019 MAC Award nominee (Major Female Artist) Marieann Meringolo will return to Don't Tell Mama for a one-night-only engagement of her show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW: THE SONGS OF ALAN & MARILYN BERGMAN. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2018

An Event over 40 Years in the Making, Watch the Trailer for Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND, which will Premiere at the Venice Film Festival this Weekend.

VIDEO: Melissa Errico Unveils Black & White Music Video for New Single 'Hurry Home' VideoVIDEO: Melissa Errico Unveils Black & White Music Video for New Single 'Hurry Home'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Every great songwriter needs great interpreters. With the special digital release today of her new single 'Hurry Home' by Ghostlight Records, Melissa Errico returns to her role as interpreter of acclaimed French composer and songwriter, the multiple-Oscar-winning Michel Legrand (films include Yentl, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Thomas Crown Affair). An intimate music video has also been created for this digital release, directed by Gary Gardner (who has shot videos for musical artists like Macklemore, Mos Def and Lenny Kravitz) - check it out below!

VIDEO: Tyne Daly Sings 'Pieces of Dreams' from New Musical CHASING MEM'RIES at the Ge VideoVIDEO: Tyne Daly Sings 'Pieces of Dreams' from New Musical CHASING MEM'RIES at the Geffen
by BWW Contests - Nov 16, 2017

The World Premiere of Chasing Mem'ries: A Different Kind of Musical, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly and featuring new and original songs by award-winning lyricists Alan & Marilyn Bergman, is running at the Gil Cates Theater at The Geffen Playhouse and run through Sunday, December 17, 2017. Watch Daly sing 'Pieces of Dreams' from the show below!

Suzanna Ross to Bring A LITTLE LOVE, A LITTLE AMOUR to Metropolitan Room 2/28/2017
by Ashlee Latimer - Nov 26, 2016

Suzanna Ross will be singing a collection of songs that includes American jazz, French classics, a few pop tunes of the 60s and 70s, and some movie favorites. Songs are from the lists of Peggy Lee, Dusty Springfield, Diana Krall, Sting, Michel LeGrand, Edith Piaf, Lucienne Delyle, Francoise Hardy, and more. Suzanna has performed in Manhattan at TOMI Jazz Club, Cafe Noctambulo/Pangea, and Mondays at Kitano Hotel's Jazz Club. She has also performed at cultural venues including the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning.  


Michel Legrand Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michel Legrand been in?
Michel Legrand has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michel Legrand been in?
Michel Legrand has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michel Legrand been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Amour , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Amour Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Amour and Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Umbrella of Cherbourg .

What awards has Michel Legrand won?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Amourand Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Amour.

How many shows has Michel Legrand written?
Michel Legrand has written 2 shows including Of Love Remembered (Composer), Amour (Composer).