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Sunday, January 27, 2019
Multiple Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer ('The Thomas Crown Affair,' 'Summer of '42,' Yentl'), arranger, conductor, and pianist; one of the most prolific and successful film and television composers of the 20th century. He made seven films with Godard and 10 with Jacques Demy before going Hollywood. His hit songs include 'I Will Wait for You,' 'Windmills of Your Mind,' 'Pieces of Dreams,' 'The Summer Knows,' and 'What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?' Via the Hollywood Reporter.