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Tearful Francis Lai acclaimed at World Soundtrack Awards

By Ray Bennett GHENT, Belgium – Oscar-winning French composer Francis Lai, 82, was visibly moved by a prolonged standing ovation after he accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday night at the 14th World Soundtrack Awards. Fellow French composer Bruno … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Emma Williams shines in ‘Love Story’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Those for whom Arthur Hiller’s 1970 tearjerker “Love Story” is the hallmark of mawkish manipulation will be amazed to learn that Erich Segal’s original novella has been turned into a delightfully elegant and satisfying stage … Continue reading

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