French-American film composer most widely known for composing “Bugler’s Desire,” that was incorporated in to the theme track for U.S. broadcasts from the Olympic Video games. He studied structure at conservatories in Lyon and Paris. His educators included Maurice Ravel and Vincent d’Indy. He worked well for MGM like a film composer from 1936 until 1966. He was the arranger for “Blondie Moves Latin” in 1941 as well as the orchestrator for “Seven Wedding brides for Seven Brothers” in 1954 and “The Unsinkable Molly Dark brown” in 1964. He was wedded to Faye Brooks. His structure “Bugler’s Desire” was rearranged by John Williams for the 1984 Olympics and included like a medley in “Olympic Fanfare and Theme” by Williams.