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Juliette Gréco

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chanson

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Literature.

(Fr.).

Song set to Fr. words. A term with many applications, especially: (1) Any sort of simple verse‐repeating song. (2) Type of song, for several vv. or for one v. with acc.,...

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Charles Aznavour

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B. Chahnour Varenagh Aznavourian, 22 May 1924, Paris, France. This premier singer-songwriter has carried the torch for the French chanson tradition for over six decades and remains one of...

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Gil Goldstein

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B. 1950, USA. As a very small child Goldstein began playing accordion before playing cello and piano. It was on the latter instrument that he concentrated, eventually studying at the ...

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Raymond Queneau

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(1903–76)

French poet, novelist, and essayist. His works, deftly translated by Barbara Wright, experiment with literary form and explore the often problematic divergence between...

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Richard Galliano

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B. 12 December 1950, Le Cannet, France. Galliano studied piano and accordion with his father, who came originally from Italy. Then he attended Nice Conservatory where he studied trombone,...

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Sacha Distel

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B. Alexandre Distel, 29 January 1933, Paris, France, d. 22 July 2004, Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, France. The scion of a well-heeled showbusiness family, Distel’s mother was the sister of Ray...

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Serge Gainsbourg

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B. 21 July 1971, London, England. Gainsbourg is the daughter of the famous French songwriter Serge Gainsbourg and English actress/singer Jane Birkin. Her father, always one to court...

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