Unlike many musicians who started to learn music while still in their childhood, Maurice Jarre was already late in his teens when he discovered music and decided to make a career in that field. Against his father's will, he enrolled at Conservatoire de Paris where he studied percussions, composition and harmonies...See full bio »
His first wife France Pejot was a Resistance heroine. She was born in Lyon on October 17, 1914 and died on April 23 2010. She married Maurice Jarre in April 1946 and they were divorced in 1951.
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