Tag: French

Michel Legrand Whisks You In Jazz and Romance

Michel Legrand Whisks You In Jazz and Romance

Listening to “Sur Le Quai” from Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, one couldn’t help but step in the shapes of the cobblestone streets and waltz along with the strings and the twinkling melody. This is the work of a world-renowned composer, Michel Legrand, who specialized in classical jazz in French cinema. Through his lifetime, he worked closely with French New Wave film director Jacques Demy.

French Fashion Icon, Manfred Thierry Mugler, Dies at 73

French Fashion Icon, Manfred Thierry Mugler, Dies at 73

Fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose often dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga, and Cardi B, has died at 73. His official Instagram account announced his death on Sunday, saying “May his soul Rest In Peace.” The post was all black with no image and just that caption. No cause of death was given in the post.

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