Laurent Levesque

Composer: My Sense of Modesty


Laurent Levesque is a French music composer based in Paris. He began his career as a pianist in symphonic orchestras and worked as a vocal coach at the Opera National de Lyon. During the mid-nineties he lived in New York at Philip Glass's house who introduced him to film music.

His first collaboration was with director Costa-Gavras for the controversial film Amen. He has since scored more than 50 films; among them are Russian Dolls by Cédric Klapisch, Being W. Bush by Karl Zero and Michel Royer, Les Plages d'Agnès, and Agnès de ci de là Varda, by Agnès Varda.

"Laurent Levesque reminds me of Michel Legrand, always bringing a lot of interesting fresh music !" said Varda.

Currently, Laurent is working with photographer Satoki Nagata on an exhibition entitled Lights in The City and the upcoming film The Magnificent Miles.

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