Electronic composer who became known as the other half of the platinum-selling house duo Daft Punk and as a member of Stardust.
He and Daft Punk co-founder Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo met at the Lycée Carnot school in 1987. They produced their first demo as Daft Punk in 1993.
He and de Homem-Christo won the Best Electronic/Dance Album Grammy Award for "Alive 2007" and Best Dance Recording for "Harder Better Faster Stronger" in 2009.
He fathered two sons, Tara-Jay and Roxan, with French actress Elodie Bouchez.
He provided the score to the 2012 short film First Point, featuring Lindsay Lohan.