Monday, May 4, 2009

Musical on the Life of Yves Saint Laurent in the Works

According to Women's Wear Daily, French singer Alain Chamfort and songwriter Pierre-Dominique Burgaud are working on creating a musical based on the life of Yves Saint Laurent. The stage production will chronicle the late couturier's rise to fashion icon, beginning with his early days designing at Christian Dior. On the songs, Saint Laurent's partner Pierre Bergé commented, "They are very good. They are moving."

Yves Saint Laurent passed away from brain cancer at the age of 71 in June 2008.

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