Yann Tiersen

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Birthday
23, 1970
Birthplace
Brest, France
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1970 (age 48)
Birthplace
Brest, France

About

Solo artist and film composer best known for his work on the soundtrack for the French film Amelie. He is a talented multi-instrumentalist, playing instruments such as guitar, xylophone, and accordion.

Before Fame

He discovered punk rock in the 80's, which inspired him to buy his first electric guitar.

Trivia

He won a Cesar Award for Best Music Written for a Film for his work on "Amelie" in 2001.

Family Life

He married Belgian actress Natacha Regnier.

Associated With

He and Will Oldham, a.k.a. Bonnie "Prince" Billy, both appeared on the Coil tribute album The Dark Age of Love in 2010.