Michel Legrand

Michel Legrand
Aliases
Big Mike et sa grande formation
Michel Legrand et sa grande formation
Michel Legrand and His Orchestra
Michel Legrand & His Orchestra
Michel Legrand with The Michel Legrand Orchestra
Real name
Michel Jean Legrand
Born
February 24, 1932
Died
January 26, 2019
Country
France
IPI
00017693274
00271107200
Comments
Jazz pianist, vocalist and composer.
Family
Christiane Legrand Sister
Victoria Legrand Niece
Raymond Legrand Father
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
December 1971 (29 artists)
February 1955 (9 artists)
1971 (2 artists)
1965 (2 artists)
1965 (4 artists)
1968 (21 artists)
1970 (11 artists)
1968 (24 artists)
November 1954 (2 artists)
1954 (18 artists)
1964 (3 artists)
1964 (200 artists)
October 1972 (16 artists)
1964 Wende
May 1971 (185 artists)
1977 (2 artists)

Covers by Michel Legrand

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1958 Lidia Martorana
1955 Lidia Martorana
1962 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bob Eberle
1956 Lys Gauty
June 7, 1954 Evelyn Hoey
1975 Leon Russell
1958 Yves Montand, Jo Stafford with Orchestra Conducted by Harold Mooney
June 7, 1954 Yves Montand
1974 Yves Montand, Jo Stafford with Orchestra Conducted by Harold Mooney
1955 Quartetto Cetra - Francesco Ferrari e la sua Orchestra
1974 June Knight
1958 Emilio Tuero
Blow, Gabriel, Blow Michel Legrand and His Orchestra 1958 Unverified
1958 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1959 Shirley Ross, Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Kenneth Sargent
1998 Leroy Anderson and His "Pops" Concert Orchestra
1956 (unknown)
1960 Frankie Avalon, Les compagnons de la chanson
1974 Simon and Garfunkel
February 1955 Jacques Brel
1956 Edith Piaf
1992 Suzy Delair
1956 Maria Schell
April 1955 Georges Brassens
1974 Elisabeth Welch and Chorus
1959 Fred Astaire with Leo Reisman and His Orchestra
1975 (unknown)
1992 Henri Salvador
1962 Freddie Martin and His Orchestra
1993 (unknown), (unknown)
1955 Enzo Fusco
1958 The Modern Jazz Quartet
1958 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1959 Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra
2009 Michel Legrand
2003 Nana Mouskouri et Michel Legrand
2001 Nana Mouskouri et Michel Legrand
1997 Nana Mouskouri et Michel Legrand
1962 George Olsen and His Orchestra
1978 Roberta Flack
1956 Léonce, Désiré, Marie Garnier, Lise Tautin
1955 (unknown)
1955 Léo Ferré
1972 Michel Legrand
1993 Judy Garland
1972 Michel Legrand
2009 James Ingram and Patti Austin
August 1, 2010 James Ingram and Patti Austin
1974 Frances Comstock & Alfred Drake
1956 Edith Piaf
1978 Chicago
1975 Jim Croce
1993 (unknown)
June 7, 1954 Lilo
1959 Chester Gaylord
1993 Bing Crosby & Martha Mears
1958 Bix Beiderbecke
1972 Michel Legrand
1975 Michel Legrand
1972 Michel Legrand, Jack Jones
1974 Michel Legrand, Steve Lawrence
1975 Michel Legrand, Steve Lawrence
1959 Claude Hopkins and His Orchestra
1978 Captain & Tennille
1956 Miss Joséphine Baker et M. Adrien Lamy
1956 Mick Micheyl
2009 Michel Legrand
1962 Frankie Laine
1993 Edison Male Quartette
1958 "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm
2009 Jacques Revaux
1955 Cora Vaucaire
1956 Edith Piaf
1956 Roland Gerbeau
1956 (unknown performer)
June 7, 1954 Renée Lamy
1978 Neil Sedaka
1974 Emil Newman, Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1958 Emil Newman, Jean Sablon
2009 Catherine Sauvage
1964 Catherine Sauvage
June 7, 1954 Marianne Michel
1956 Léo Ferré
February 1955 Léo Ferré
1960 Melina Mercouri, Dalida
1992 Yves Montand
1956 Jacqueline François
Les moulins de mon cœur Michel Legrand 1969 Unverified
2009 Noel Harrison, Marcel Amont
2009 Michel Legrand
1992 Michel Legrand
2003 Michel Legrand, Georges Blaness
2009 Michel Legrand, (unknown)
1958 (unknown), Tino Rossi - Orchestre M. Marcel Cariven
1993 Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra
1978 Neil Sedaka
1959 Evelyn Herbert
1974 Kurt Gerron
June 7, 1954 Jacqueline François avec Paul Durand et son orchestre
1958 Ray Dorey
1959 The Troubadours
1955 Enrico Caruso accompag. dall' Autore Ruggiero Leoncavallo
1993 (unknown), (unknown), Dorothy Maynor with Unaccompanied Male Choir, (unknown)
1958 David Leonard, Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
1956 Mistinguett
1992 Mistinguett
1992 Marie Dubas
1974 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus
1974 Mitzi Green
1958 Dick Farney
1958 Dizzy Gillespie
1975 Bill Medley
1955 Flo Sandon's
1958 Quintette du Hot Club de France [1930s]
1992 Quintette du Hot Club de France [1930s]
1974 João Gilberto, Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan
1955 (unknown)
1974 Judy Garland
June 7, 1954 Léo Ferré
November 1954 Léo Ferré
June 7, 1954 Maurice Chevalier and Lupino Lane
1956 Mlle Lucienne Boyer
1992 Mlle Lucienne Boyer
1962 Lupita Palomera con La Lira San Cristóbal
1972 Peggy Lee
1958 Tito Schipa
1964 Georges Blaness
1992 Charles Trenet - Orchestre direction Albert Lasry
1978 Daryl Hall & John Oates
1958 Earl Hines and His Orchestra
1958 Cootie Williams and His Orchestra
2009 Serge Reggiani
1959 Shep Fields Rippling Rhythm
1978 The Kids [1]
1978 Stevie Wonder
1958 Edith Piaf
1993 Boston Pops Orchestra, The Andrews Sisters
1974 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1974 Prince's Band
1958 Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
1974 Ethel Waters with Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
1972 Peter Nero
1974 Abbie Mitchell
1962 Cuarteto Machin
1962 Bing Crosby
1962 Constance Bennett
1992 Sacha Distel et son ensemble
June 7, 1954 Kate Smith
1992 Michel Legrand
June 7, 1954 (unknown)
1975 Michel Legrand
1972 Michel Legrand, Barbra Streisand
1975 Noel Harrison
1993 Ray Ventura et ses Collégiens
1975 Jim Croce
1978 Paul Anka
1959 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Kenny Sargent
1958 Victor Young and His Orchestra, Gino Latilla
1955 Giovanni Ambrosini, Maria Cappiello
1958 Giovanni Ambrosini, Maria Cappiello
June 7, 1954 Jacques Hélian et son Orchestre
June 7, 1954 (unknown)
1955 Tino Rossi - Orchestre M. Pierre Chagnon
1955 Nilla Pizzi e Coro
1975 Freddie Allen
1972 Michael Dees
1992 Michael Dees
April 1970 Michael Dees
Covered by (3 artists)
April 1970 Michael Dees
July 7, 1998 Louis Armstrong
1962 Elsie Carlisle
1974 The Beatles

Songs written by Michel Legrand

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Amour... Amour Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy Anne Germain 1970 Covered by (3 artists)
A Piece of Sky Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Barbra Streisand November 8, 1983 Covered by (10 artists)
Avec ces yeux-là Michel Legrand, Charles Aznavour, Eddie Barclay Charles Aznavour July 1961 Covered by Gérard Darmon
Between Yesterday and Tomorrow Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Barbra Streisand September 24, 1991 Covered by (2 artists)
Brian's Song Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Michel Legrand December 1971 Covered by (29 artists)
Chanson des jumelles Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy Anne Germain et Claude Parent 1967 Covered by (9 artists)
Chanson d'un jour d'été Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy Anne Germain et Claude Parent 1967 Covered by Maria Markesini
Connais-tu Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay Covered by Anki ja Ismo Sajakorpi
Dans ses yeux Michel Legrand, Jean Dréjac Serge Reggiani 1971 Covered by Jessye Norman
Dis-moi Michel Legrand, Françoise Sagan Michel Legrand 1971 Covered by (2 artists)
Elle a... elle a pas Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay Michel Legrand 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
Et si demain Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay Nana Mouskouri et Michel Legrand 1965 Covered by (4 artists)
His Eyes, Her Eyes Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Michel Legrand 1968 Covered by (21 artists)
How Do You Keep the Music Playing? Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman James Ingram and Patti Austin 1982 Covered by (102 artists)
I Was Born in Love with You Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Michel Legrand 1970 Covered by (11 artists)
Je vivrai sans toi Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay Michel Legrand 1968 Covered by (24 artists)
La chanson de Maxence Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy Jacques Revaux 1967 Covered by (200 artists)
La danse du baiser Michel Legrand, Bernard Michel, Eddie Barclay Eddie Barclay et son grand orchestre 1955 Covered by (4 artists)
La putain Michel Legrand, Jean-Loup Dabadie Serge Reggiani 1971 Covered by Jeanne Balibar
La valse des lilas Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay, Eddie Barclay Catherine Sauvage January 1956 Covered by (109 artists)
Le cinéma Claude Nougaro, Michel Legrand Claude Nougaro October 1962 Covered by (5 artists)
Les Don Juan Claude Nougaro, Michel Legrand Claude Nougaro October 1962 Covered by Croisille
Les enfants qui pleurent Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay Michel Legrand 1964 Covered by (3 artists)
Les parapluies de Cherbourg Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy Michel Legrand 1964 Covered by (198 artists)
Love Theme from "Lady Sings the Blues" Michel Legrand Michel Legrand October 1972 Covered by (16 artists)
Moi je suis là Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay Michel Legrand 1964 Covered by Wende
Never Say Never Again Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Lani Hall 1983 Covered by (9 artists)
Nobody Knows Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Bill Medley 1970 Covered by (8 artists)
Noelle's Theme Michel Legrand Michel Legrand 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
Once You've Been in Love Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Bobbi Rogers & Gene-Bertoncini 1981 Covered by (4 artists)
On My Way to You Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Maureen McGovern 1988 Covered by (18 artists)
Papa, Can You Hear Me? Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Barbra Streisand November 8, 1983 Covered by (15 artists)
Pieces of Dreams Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Peggy Lee September 1970 Covered by (34 artists)
Recette du cake d'amour Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy Anne Germain 1970 Covered by Enzo Enzo
Récit de Cassard Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy Georges Blaness 1964 Covered by (177 artists)
Rock and Roll-Mops Michel Legrand, Boris Vian Henry Cording and his Original Rock and Roll Boys 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Rupture Michel Legrand, Jean Dréjac Serge Reggiani 1971 Covered by Mario Pelchat, Michel Legrand
Sans toi Michel Legrand, Agnès Varda Corinne Marchand September 1961 Covered by Marina Celeste
Serge et Nathalie Claude Nougaro, Michel Legrand Claude Nougaro 1963 Covered by Florent Marchet
Something New in My Life Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Stephen Bishop 1985 Covered by (8 artists)
Summer Me, Winter Me Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Peter Nero 1969 Covered by (39 artists)
Sweet Gingerbread Man Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman The Mike Curb Congregation 1970 Covered by (11 artists)
Theme from Summer of '42 Michel Legrand Michel Legrand May 1971 Covered by (185 artists)
The Moon and I Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Barbra Streisand September 24, 1991 Covered by Jessye Norman
The Way He Makes Me Feel Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Barbra Streisand November 8, 1983 Covered by (19 artists)
The Windmills of Your Mind Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Noel Harrison 1968 Covered by (260 artists)
We Were Born to Live Michel Legrand, Ann Mortifee Ann Mortifee 1983 Covered by Heather Bishop
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Michael Dees 1969 Covered by (232 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Que fera-tu de ta vie? Michel Legrand What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? Michel Legrand with The Michel Legrand Orchestra Covered by (3 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Bande sonore originale du film "Un peu de soleil dans l'eau froide" Michel Legrand 1971 Bell
Bonjour Paris Michel Legrand et sa grande formation 1956 Philips
Chante et s'accompagne Michel Legrand 1964 Philips
Foreign Affair Frankie Laine with Michel Legrand and His Orchestra 1958 Columbia
Happy Radio Days Michel Legrand 1998 Erato
Holiday in Rome Michel Legrand and His Orchestra 1955 Philips
I Love Paris Michel Legrand & His Orchestra June 7, 1954 Columbia
Images Phil Woods / Michel Legrand and Orchestra 1975 RCA Victor
Legrand Grappelli Michel Legrand / Stéphane Grappelli 1992 Verve Records
Legrand Jazz Michel Legrand 1958 Columbia
Lena & Michel Lena Horne and Michel Legrand 1975 RCA Victor
Les parapluies de Cherbourg Michel Legrand 1964 Philips
Madeline - Music from the Motion Picture Michel Legrand July 7, 1998 Sony Wonder
Mario Pelchat - Michel Legrand Mario Pelchat, Michel Legrand 2009 Musicor Distribution
Michel Legrand & ses amis Michel Legrand 2015 Sony Music
Music from the Original Sound Track of the American International Picture "Wuthering Heights" Michel Legrand 1970 American International Records
No. 5 Mouloudji - Michel Legrand et son orchestre 1958 Philips
Noël! Noël!! Noël!!! Michel Legrand November 21, 2011 Barclay
Noëls d'espoir Johanne Blouin & Michel Legrand 1993 (self-released)
Reunion in Rhythm Frankie Laine with Michel Legrand and His Orchestra 1959 Columbia
Sarah Vaughan Sarah Vaughan with Michel Legrand 1972 Mainstream Records
Sérénades du XXe Siècle Michel Legrand 1964 Philips
Strings on Fire Michel Legrand & His Orchestra 1962 Philips
Summer of '42 Michel Legrand May 1971 Warner Bros.
"The Happy Ending" - Original Motion Picture Score Michel Legrand 1969 United Artists Records
The Other Side of Midnight - Original Music from the Motion Picture Michel Legrand 1977 20th Century Records [1972-1977]
The Thomas Crown Affair - Original Motion Picture Score Michel Legrand 1968 United Artists Records
Times of Your Life Michel Legrand 1978 RCA
Twenty Songs of the Century Michel Legrand 1974 Bell

EPs

Title Performer Release date Label
1789 Michel Legrand 1965 Philips
Bras dessus, bras dessous Dario Moreno avec Michel Legrand et son Orchestre 1960 Fontana
Et si demain Nana Mouskouri et Michel Legrand 1965 Philips
Je t'aime encore plus Jacqueline François avec Michel Legrand et son orchestre 1956 Philips
Je vivrai sans toi Michel Legrand 1968 Philips
Michel Legrand chante... Michel Legrand 1964 Philips
Musique de films Big Mike et sa grande formation 1955 Philips
Musiques de films N° 4 Michel Legrand et sa grande formation 1956 Philips

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Brian's Song Michel Legrand December 1971 Bell
Cheek to Cheek Michel Legrand & His Orchestra 1959 Columbia
Never Say Never Again - Une Chanson D'Amour Lani Hall - Michel Legrand 1983 A&M Records
Pieces of Dreams Sarah Vaughan with Michel Legrand 1972 Mainstream Records
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? Michel Legrand with The Michel Legrand Orchestra April 1970 United Artists Records

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Catherine Sauvage chante Léo Ferré - Volume 2 Catherine Sauvage 1961 Philips
Lady Sings the Blues - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Diana Ross October 1972 Motown
La fiancée du pirate Juliette Gréco February 1955 Philips
Le petit cordonnier Francis Lemarque 1954 Polydor
Les croix Juliette Gréco April 1955 Philips
N° 1 Catherine Sauvage November 1954 Philips
N° 2 Catherine Sauvage 1955 Philips
No. 1 Patachou February 1955 Philips
Sacha Distel et ses Collégiens jouent Ray Ventura Sacha Distel et ses Collégiens 1993 Carrere
S druge strane sna - LIVE Tereza 2003 Croatia
Travelling Light Lesley Garrett 2001 EMI
Watch What Happens When Laura Fygi Meets Michel Legrand Laura Fygi 1997 Mercury
You Are There Hilary Kole August 1, 2010 Justin Time

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Bob Cooper Quartet & Quintet Plays the Music of Michel Legrand Bob Cooper Quartet & Quintet 1987 Discovery Records
Bud Shank Plays the Music and Arrangements of Michel LeGrand ‎– Windmills of Your Mind Bud Shank 1969 World Pacific
George Robert Plays Michel Legrand George Robert 2016 Claves Jazz
How Do You Keep the Music Playing? The Songs of Michel Legrand and Marilyn & Alan Bergman Johnny Mathis 1993 Columbia
I Was Born in Love with You - Jessye Norman Sings Michel Legrand Jessye Norman 2000 Philips
I Will Wait for You - The Music of Michel Legrand Steve Kuhn Trio July 21, 2010 Venus Records
Jack Jones Sings Michel Legrand Jack Jones 1971 RCA Victor
Legrand Andrzej Antolak, Bogdan Hołownia Quartet & Eva Adamusińska 2008 Quazar Records
Legrand Affair - The Songs of Michel Legrand Melissa Errico October 18, 2011 Ghostlight
Le Grand Freddy Freddy Cole 1999 Fantasy [US]
On My Way to You - Rigmor Gustafsson Sings the Music of Michel Legrand Rigmor Gustafsson January 2006 ACT
Rita Reys Sings Michel Legrand Rita Reys 1972 CBS
The Michel Legrand Album The Trotter Trio November 1995 Varèse Sarabande
The Way They Make Me Feel Angela Hagenbach October 13, 2009 Resonance Records
Umbrellas & Sunshine - The Music of Michel Legrand Roger Davidson & David Finck 2011 Soundbrush Records
Watch What Happens - Charito Meets Michel Legrand Charito August 20, 2008 CT music

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