Philippe Sarde

Philippe Sarde was born June 21, 1945, in Neuilly-sur-Seine. His mother was an opera singer. When he was still very young he enrolled at the Conservatoire de Paris, where he studied composition with Noel Gallon. He wrote some classical pieces which he now consider~ as being of little interest, and felt himself attracted by the idea of working for the cinema...

Philippe Sarde

Although popular in his native France for his light and tuneful film scores, Philippe Sarde has gained a notable reputation in America for his more symphonically-oriented film compositions. First brought to Stateside attention when he scored Roman Polanski’s TESS, Sarde subsequently provided notable scores for GHOST STORY, QUEST FOR FIRE...