born on 13/1/1905 in Czestochowa, Schlesien, Poland
died on 19/12/1988 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
Links web.archive.org (English)
Alain Romans (1905, Poland – 1988) was a French jazz composer. He studied in Leipzig, Berlin, and Paris. His teachers included Vincent d'Indy. He later worked with Josephine Baker and Django Reinhardt.
Romans wrote music for 12 films. The most famous of them are the films of comedian Jacques Tati, including Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot (1953), with the theme song "Quel temps fait-il a Paris ?", and Mon Oncle (1959).
- Settling the Score, mini-biography of Alain Romans
- Alain Romans on IMDb
- Alain Romans discography at Discogs