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|Popular As||Jean-Marie Benjamin|
|Age||74 years old|
|Born||April 11, 1946 (Salon de Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France)|
|Town/City||Salon de Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France|
Jean-Marie Benjamin’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Jean-Marie Benjamin was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
Composer, writer, Filmmake Member of the "Société des Gs de Lettres of France". Former United Nations staff member, UNICEF "Special Events Officer", Geneva Catholic priest.French Nationality, born in France in April 1946, resides in Italy since 1974.
Composer and director, plays the guitar, the piano and electronic keyboard. Author of numerous classical music, score film and pop music. Since 1966 he recorded 28 records. Music: He is the author of the official "UNICEF Hymn" (Ode to the child), created in Rome in April 1984 (orchestra and choir from RAI) during a live Eurovision broadcast.
Paul Mc Cartney has recorded a CD of the "Ode to the child". Benjamin recorded arrangements and composed for singers in France, Italy, Holland, Germany, England (1973-1988). Composed music for films "La Bible" by Marcel Carné, "Servante et Maîtresse" by Bruno Gantillon, "Padre Pio: The night of the Prophet", "Mothers" directed by Liana Marabini (2016) and for documentary films.
Same of his compositions of classical music: An oratorio "La creation des Anges" for soloists, mixed choir, male's choir and orchestra, Madrid (1975), Rome Rai Radiotelevisione Italiana(1984); Symphony Jerusalem, Paris, (1972) performed by the orchestra of Salle Pleyel; Concerto for violoncello and orchestra (Geneva); "Salve Regina" for choir and strings, Rome (1994).
United Nations: From 1983 to 1988 he served as "Special Events Officer" for UNICEF in Geneva and organized many television programs in Europe, Japan with the participation of Peter Ustinov, Audrey Hepburn and others.
In 1986 he created the "World Philharmonic Orchestra" with Marc Verriere, the orchestra is formed by soloists from 120 orchestras, from 60 countries (concerts in Tokyo, Oslo for the Nobel Prize, Rio de Janeiro, Montreal).
Film: He directed and produced the film "Padre Pio: The night of the Prophet" (fiction with Sergio Fiorentini in the role of Padre Pio). The film was broadcast by Rai Radiotelevisione Italiana on 27 April and 25 May 1999).
(Other film see Iraq section below) In 1993 he presented a play, written by him, on St Francis of Assisi at the Theatre of Kremlin in Moscow, interpreted in Russian and broadcast on the national television.
He directed the film "Tarez Aziz-The other Truth". Special Award Irvine-Los Angeles Festival (2011) Books: Between 1969 and 2003 he published 9 books in France, Italy, Switzerland, Ireland.