Funeral Home Directory
It is comforting to know that Jesus, the Ruler of God's...
- Erica Broadway
Our sincere sympathy goes out to the Savary family...
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us...
With deepest sympathy to the Savary family during your time...
You have my deepest sympathy. May you find comfort in..Eccl...
Jerome Savary (Photo by Serge BENHAMOU/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
PARIS (AP) - Jerome Savary, a director who broadened the appeal of theater to French audiences and helped popularize musicals, has died at age 70.
Known for joyous, entertaining productions, the prolific Savary staged everything from Shakespeare to a play about comic book hero Asterix. He also embraced musical theater, considered an Anglo-Saxon genre.
Savary's name was synonymous with theater in France after a career that included leading two Parisian theatrical institutions, the Opera Comique and the Theatre National de Chaillot.
The Compagnie Jerome Savary said Tuesday that he died Monday night after struggling with cancer.
Born in Argentina, Savary lived in New York in the 1960s, according to his company's website. His maternal grandfather, Frank Higgins, was the governor of New York in the early 20th century.
Copyright © 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
View Guest Book
Related Memorial Sites
Send Funeral Flowers
Donate to Charity
How To Submit An Obituary
Find Advice & Support
Sympathy and Condolence Advice
How to Write an Obituary
Return to today's Obits/Notices for Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram
Follow this Obituary
Remember on Facebook
Follow via email
*Please enter a valid email address.
Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials™ application. My Memorials™ helps you honor departed family members, friends, and even favorite celebrities – all on your Facebook page.
Thank you. You have now memorialized
The My Memorials Facebook app allows you to:
with memorials that are important to you.
on your memorials in your Facebook News Feed.
Share your memories
with your Facebook friends.
VIEW YOUR MY MEMORIALS PAGE
Return to Obituary
Search Obituaries & Guest Books
You are searching
Past 3 days
Past 7 days
Past 2 weeks
Past 30 days
Past 6 months
Republic of Ireland
District of Columbia
U.S. Virgin Islands
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
All Maine obituaries
Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram
Specific Date Range:
Questions? Contact Us
© 2015 Legacy.com All Rights Reserved