French composer Maurice Thiriet received an Honorable Mention in the Art Competitions at the 1948 London Olympics for his work Le Serment de lâAthlete in the Music category, Compositions for Orchestra. He began composing at the age of only 13 years and was funded primarily by famous composer Maurice Ravel. Thiriet then studied in Paris and was best known for his more than 80 film scores. In addition, however, he also wrote orchestral works, songs, ballets and an opera.
|1948 Summer||42||London||Art Competitions||Mixed Music, Compositions For Orchestra||France||FRA||HM|
|1948 Summer||42||London||Art Competitions||France||Final Standings||HM||Le Serment de l'Athlete|