Jean-Michel André Jarre was born in Lyon, France, on 24 August 1948, the son of composer Maurice Jarre, and French Resistance member and concentration camp survivor France Jarre .
He is a composer regarded as a pioneer in the electronic, synthpop, ambient and New Age genres.
With the album OXYGÈNE, he gained his reputation as an environment-conscious citizen of the planet and an active militant for its safe-guard.
In 1993 he accepted the offer to become a Goodwill Ambassador of Tolerance and Youth for UNESCO.
In 1995, in front of the Eiffel Tower he celebrated the 50th anniversary of the United Nations performing at the "Concert for Tolerance", on Bastille Day.
Official You Tube Page : http://www.youtube.com/jeanmicheljarre?gl=GB&hl=en-GB
On April 5, 1986, Jarre performed in Houston, Texas, USA, for an audience of 1,300,000 approx.(Rendez-Vous )