Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images Nine days after the deadly tornado that touched…
- Posted on May 13th 2009 12:00PM by James Sullivan
As part of a sociology project, Irish college student Shane Fitzgerald duped the world's media by adding fake quotes to Jarre's Wikipedia page. The student posted fictitious quotes that remained on the site for more than a day -- long enough to be picked up by journalists at several major newspapers who were composing Jarre's obituary.
Jarre, who wrote the Academy Award-winning scores to the film classics 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Doctor Zhivago,' was the father of electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre. The composer's own parents had no interest in music, he once said.