Gabriel Yared

Composer
A self-taught musician, Gabriel Yared has been providing stirring and lush scores for features since the 1970s, earning accolades and critical praise. Born in Lebanon in 1949, he dropped out of school in 1971 and ... Read more »
Born: 10/06/1949 in Lebanon

Filmography

Music (106)

By the Sea 2015 (Movie)

(Music)

A Promise 2014 (Movie)

(Original Music)

A Promise 2014 (Movie)

Piano(Royal Chamber Orchestra Of Wallonia ASBL) (Music)

In Secret 2014 (Movie)

(Music)

Haute Cuisine 2013 (Movie)

(Music)

A Royal Affair 2012 (Movie)

(Music)

Belle du Seigneur 2012 (Movie)

(Composer)

In the Land of Blood and Honey 2011 (Movie)

(Composer)

The Hedgehog 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky 2010 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Shanghai 2010 (Movie)

(Music)

All About Actresses 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

Amelia 2009 (Movie)

Music Orchestrator (Original Music)

Amelia 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

Amelia 2009 (Movie)

Score Producer (Score Mixing)

Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution 2009 (Movie)

(Original Music)

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 2007 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Original Music

A Room With a View 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Composer

Adam Resurrected 2008 (Movie)

Score Producer (Score Recording)

Adam Resurrected 2008 (Movie)

(Music)

Azur & Asmar 2008 (Movie)

Music (Original Music)

Azur & Asmar 2008 (Movie)

Keyboards/Electronica (Music)

Azur & Asmar 2008 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor(Abbey Road) (Music Conductor)

1408 2007 (Movie)

(Music)

The Matador's Mistress 2007 (Movie)

(Composer)

Breaking and Entering 2006 (Movie)

Original Score Composer (Composer)

The Lives of Others 2006 (Movie)

Music (Original Music)

Virgin Territory 2006 (Movie)

(Music)

L' Avion 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

Bon Voyage 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

Shall We Dance? 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

Underexposure 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

Cold Mountain 2003 (Movie)

(Composer)

Cold Mountain 2003 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Sylvia 2003 (Movie)

(Composer)

Possession 2002 (Movie)

("Possession") (Music Producer)

Possession 2002 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Possession 2002 (Movie)

("Possession") (Music Conductor)

Possession 2002 (Movie)

("Possession") (Music)

Possession 2002 (Movie)

(Composer)

The Idol 2002 (Movie)

(Music)

The One & Only 2002 (Movie)

(Music)

Lisa 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

Lisa 2001 (Movie)

(Composer)

Autumn in New York 2000 (Movie)

(Music)

Autumn in New York 2000 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Next Best Thing 2000 (Movie)

(Original Music)

The Next Best Thing 2000 (Movie)

orchestra conductor (Music Conductor)

The Next Best Thing 2000 (Movie)

(Music)

Message in A Bottle 1999 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Message in A Bottle 1999 (Movie)

(Music)

Premier de Cordee 1999 (Movie)

(Music)

The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999 (Movie)

(Original Music)

The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999 (Movie)

(Music)

The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999 (Movie)

("You Don't Know What Love Is") (Music Producer)

City of Angels 1998 (Movie)

(Original Music)

City of Angels 1998 (Movie)

(Music)

Tonka 1997 (Movie)

(Music)

Jacques Yves-Cousteau: My First 85 Years 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Music

The English Patient 1996 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Arthur Rimbaud 1995 (Movie)

(Music)

Fall From Grace 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Music

Noir comme le souvenir 1994 (Movie)

(Music)

Des feux mal eteints 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

Map of the Human Heart 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

Profil bas 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

IP5 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

La Fille de l'Air 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

The Lover 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

L' Arche et les deluges 1991 (Movie)

(Music)

Tatie Danielle 1991 (Movie)

("The Complaint of the Old Bitch") (Music)

Sheherazade 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

The King's Whore 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

Vincent & Theo 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

Camille Claudel 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Romero 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Clean & Sober 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Gandahar 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Les Saisons du plaisir 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Light Years 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Marat 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Une Nuit a l'assemblee nationale 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Agent Trouble 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Beyond Therapy 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

L' Homme voile 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Betty Blue 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Betty Blue 1986 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Disorder 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Flagrant Desir 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Zone Rouge 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Al-Wedaa Ya Bonaparte 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

Dangerous Moves 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

Scout Toujours 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

Tir a Vue 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

The Moon in the Gutter 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

Hannah K 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Interdit aux Moins de 13 Ans 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Invitation au Voyage 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

La Java des ombres 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

La Scarlatine 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Nemo 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Sarah 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Every Man For Himself 1980 (Movie)

(Music)

Miss O'Gynie et les hommes fleurs 1973 (Movie)

(Music)
Actor (1)

Sarah 1982 (Movie)

Paul Jarry (Actor)

Biography

A self-taught musician, Gabriel Yared has been providing stirring and lush scores for features since the 1970s, earning accolades and critical praise. Born in Lebanon in 1949, he dropped out of school in 1971 and briefly moved to Brazil where he worked with pop singers Elis Regina and Ivan Lins. He settled in France in 1972 and audited courses taught by Henri Dutilleux at L'Ecole Normale du Musique. The following year, he began his career in earnest as composer and/or orchestrator for popular singers like Charles Aznavour, Gilbert Becaud, Johnny Halliday and Mireille Mathieu, while simultaneously composing ballet scores, advertising jingles and radio and TV themes.

EDUCATION

Ecole Normale de Musique

Paris 1972
audited courses taught by Henri Dutilleux

dropped out of school in 1971; had been studying law

Milestones

2003

Composed the music for "Cold Mountain"; Received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score; received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Score

1999

Reteamed with Minghella to provide the eclectic score for "The Talented Mr. Ripley"; also composed the theme song "Lullaby for Cain"; garnered a Best Original Score Academy Award nomination

1996

Earned Oscar and a Golden Globe Award for the score for Anthony Minghella's "The English Patient"

1990

Reteamed with Altman on "Vincent and Theo"

1988

Won third Cesar nomination for the music for "Camille Claudel"

1987

Scored first films for Jean-Pierre Mocky, "Agent Trouble" and "Les Saisons du plaisir"; earned a Cesar nomination for the former

1987

Initial feature collaboration with Robert Altman, "Beyond Therapy"

1985

Earned praise and a Cesar nomination for his score for Beineix's "Betty Blue"

1983

First screen collaboration with Jean-Jacques Beineix, "The Moon in the Gutter"

1983

Made film acting debut in "Sarah"; also scored

1980

Wrote score for Jean-Luc Godard's Sauve Qui Peut la Vie/Every Man for Himself"

1974

Wrote first film score "Miss O'Gynie et les hommes fluers"

1973

Began musical career as composer and/or orchestrator for popular singers like Charles Aznavour, Johny Holliday and Mireille Mathieu

1972

Moved to Paris

1970

Dropped out of school and moved to Brazil

Composed ballet scores, advertising jingles and radio and TV themes

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