- Category : 1953-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Masks 1
French opera theatre director and administrator, who was director of the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse from 1990 to 2009 and director of the Paris National Opera from 2009 to 2014.
Joel was made a chevalier (knight) of the Legion of Honour in 2004 and became an officer in 2014. He died of complications from a stroke on 16 June 2020 at age 67.