Francis Albert Lai (French: [fʁɑ̃sis lɛ]; 26 April 1932 – 7 November 2018) was a French composer, who worked mainly in movie scores. He was born in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes. He was known for his works in A Man and a Woman, Rider on the Rain and Love Story. For his work in Love Story, Lai won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1971.
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- Mort du compositeur et musicien Francis Lai (in French)