Jacques Ibert

Composer
Former student of Faure and classmate of Darius Milhaud who provided lively scores for several French films from the 1930s through the 50s. Ibert also composed the music for Orson Welles' "Macbeth" (1948) and Gene ... Read more »
Born: 08/14/1890 in Paris, FR

Filmography

other (6)

Love Letters and Live Wires 2008 (Movie)

(Love On The Wing) (Music)

Breakfast of Champions 1999 (Movie)

("Escales") (Song)

Invitation to the Dance 1956 (Movie)

("Circus") (Music)

Marianne de ma jeunesse 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Macbeth 1948 (Movie)

(Music)

Panique (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Biography

Former student of Faure and classmate of Darius Milhaud who provided lively scores for several French films from the 1930s through the 50s. Ibert also composed the music for Orson Welles' "Macbeth" (1948) and Gene Kelly's "Invitation to the Dance" (1956).

EDUCATION

Paris Conservatoire

Paris
teachers included Faure; classmates included Arthur Honegger and Darius Milhaud

Rollins College

Winter Park , Florida
studied drama

Milestones

1956

Final feature, credited for "Circus", one of three ballets which made up Gene Kelley's, "Invitation to the Dance"

1948

Provided the music for Orson Welles' "Macbeth", also first US production

1931

Composed for first short film, "S.O.S. Foch"

1931

Feature debut, "Les Cinq Gentlemen maudits"

1919

After serving in the French Navy, returned to complete his music instruction

Studies at the Paris Consevatoire interrupted by WWI

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