Laurent Levesque

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Laurent Levesque
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Background information
Birth name Laurent Denis Levesque
Born (1970-01-28) 28 January 1970 (age 47)
Lyon, France
Occupation(s) Composer, orchestrator, conductor
Website laurentlevesque.com

Laurent Levesque (born 28 January 1970) is a film score composer. He started the piano at 4 and graduated at 17 from the French national music school academy with 5 first prizes.

He then became a pianist in several symphonic orchestras and accompanist at the Opéra National de Lyon.

When he went to perform in New York, and met Philip Glass who introduced him to film music scoring.

His first experience in composition for a movie was with the director Costa-Gavras in 2001 for his controversial movie Amen.

He swiftly became skilled, both as a performer and a composer, and has since composed more than 40 soundtracks for such directors as Cédric Klapisch and Agnès Varda.

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