Michel Legrand, three-time Oscar winner and composer of such classic film songs as 'The Windmills of Your Mind', 'I Will Wait for You', 'You Must Believe in Spring' and 'What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? ', along with the groundbreaking musical score for 'The Umbrellas of Cherbourg', died. He was 86.
The first draft of music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote for the last act of his opera 'The Marriage of Figaro' is expected to sell for half a million euros ($578,000 or almost P30.9 million) when it goes under the hammer in Paris.
Ron Grant, a composer who won an Oscar and an Emmy for developing the software used by many film and TV composers to create precise timings for their scores, died of septic shock from a liver abscess at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 72.