Famous Film Score Composers from France

List of notable or famous film score composers from France, with bios and photos, including the top film score composers born in France and even some popular film score composers who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French film score composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film score composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film score composer from France is included when available.

List ranges from Yann Tiersen to Yo-Yo Ma and more.

This historic film score composers from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French film score composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous film score composers from France?" These prominent film score composers of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French film score composers.

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  • Akhenaton
    Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Marseille, France
    Philippe Fragione (Italian: [fradʒone]), better known by his stage name Akhenaton (born 17 September 1968, Marseille), is a French rapper and hip hop producer of Italian origin. He has also worked ...more
  • Alain Jomy

    Alain Jomy

    Age: 81
    • Birthplace: Nice, France
    Alain Jomy is a film score composer and an actor.
  • Alexandre Azaria

    Alexandre Azaria

    Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    Alexandre Azaria also known by his alias Replicant is a French composer, songwriter and musician. He presently signs only by his own name.
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (French: [a.lɛk.sɑ̃dʁ dɛ.pla]; born 23 August 1961) is a French film composer, of Greek descent. He has won two Academy Awards, for his musical scores to the films The ...more
  • Alexis Rault

    Alexis Rault

    Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Nantes, France
    Alexis Rault is a film score composer and actor.
  • André Popp
    Dec. at 90 (1924-2014)
    • Birthplace: Fontenay-le-Comte, France
    André Charles Jean Popp (19 February 1924 – 10 May 2014) was a French composer, arranger and screenwriter.