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French Music: Yves Montand

  Yves Montand was born 13 October 1921 in Italy. His parents gave him the name Ivo Livi.  His father, a broom maker held strong …

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Charles Aznavour

For many people Charles Aznavour is the best male French singer of all time Born Shahnour Vaghenag Aznavourian in Paris, 22 May 1924 to Armenian …

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French Music: Serge Gainsbourg

Serge Gainsbourg was born Lucien Ginsburg in Paris in 1928. After he began writing songs and performing in clubs he changed his name to Serge …

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French Music: Charles Trenet

Louis Charles Auguste Claude Trenet, known as Charles Trenet was born 18 May, 1913 and is one of the most famous French singers of the …

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Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf is without doubt the most famous French female singer of all time and even now almost fifty years after her death, she remains …

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The Good Life France Yakkity-Yaks with Olivier Jauffrit the man behind Paris Chanson

Paris Chanson is a French internet radio station based in London which brings great French classics – Edith Piaf, Charles Aznavour, Yves Montand, Serge Gainsbourg …

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French music – oh la la la la!

  The other day  I had Radio Nostalgie on which plays a mix of English language and French music. For anyone trying to learn French, …

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