Maurice Jarre

Maurice Jarre bio

Birth Name: Maurice-Alexis Jarre

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: September 13, 1924

Date Of Death: March 29, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: French

Maurice Jarre was born on the 13th of September, 1924. He was popular for being a Composer. Won three Oscars for Best Original Score for 1962’s “Lawrence of Arabia,” 1965’s “Doctor Zhivago,” and “A Passage to India” from 1984.

Maurice Jarre was born in France. 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.

Maurice Jarre was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Maurice Jarre was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Maurice-Alexis Jarre is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Maurice’s Maurice-Alexis Jarre attended Conservatoire de Paris to study composition and harmony and chose percussion as his major .


Maurice Jarre’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Maurice Jarre’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Maurice Jarre kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Maurice Jarre was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Maurice-Alexis Jarre
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Maurice Jarre was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Maurice Jarre was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Maurice Jarre had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Maurice Jarre’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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