French president Nicolas Sarkozy has paid tribute to Oscar-winning film composer Maurice Jarre

Mr Sarkozy called French-born Jarre, whose credits include Lawrence of Arabia, "a great composer" who produced "majestic and full-bodied works". Jarre also won Academy Awards for Dr Zhivago and A Passage To India. His last public appearance was in February at the Berlin Film Festival, where he won a lifetime award.

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