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Vladimir Cosma

Composer - Director - Violonist

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A prolific composer, inspired melody and subtle, original orchestrator, Vladimir Cosma is the author of the greatest successes of French cinema - over 300 ! -  As Le Grand Blond avec une chaussure noire, La Boum, Rabbi Jacob, Diva, Le Bal, l'As des AsLa Chèvre, Le Père Noël est une ordure, La Gloire de mon père, Le Château de ma mère, Le Dîner de cons...

Vladimir Cosma is a composer, conductor and violinist, born in Bucharest, Romania.

Has composed over 200 scores for feature films and TV series.

All of French cinema's biggest successes over the last 30 years have had Vladimir Cosma soundtracks: Alexandre le Bienheureux and Le Grand blond avec une chaussure noire directed by Yves Robert, La Boum by Claude Pinoteau, Diva by Jean-Jacques Beineix, L'Aile ou la Cuisse by Claude Zidi, Rabbi Jacob by Gérard Oury, and Le dîner de cons and La chèvre by Francis Veber to name but a few.

French television series: L'Amour en Héritage, Michel Strogoff, Châteauvallon, Les Yeux d'Hélène and Les Cœurs Brûlés.

His honours include two Césars, two Golden Sevens and a Cannes Film Festival award.

Wrote the opera Marius et Fanny which was first shown at the Opéra de Marseille with Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu as leads.



  • Chevalier dans l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur in France
  • Grand Officer of Romanian Cultural Merit,
  • Commander of Arts and Letters
  • Doctor Honoris Causa of the National University of Music of Bucharest.


Awards in France and abroad:

  • César of the best movie music for Diva (1982).
  • César of the best movie music for Le Bal (1984).
  • Two 7 d'Or for the best TV music (L'été 36 ).
  • Moscow Festival for the original soundtrack for Diva.
  • Award "Henri Langlois" of the Cinémathèque Française
  • Award "Phenix" at Spa,
  • Award "Grand Prix du Disque" at Cannes
  • Award "Grand Prix SACEM" in 1990 and 2003
  • The Philip Award in Warsaw ...