Tag Archives: Henri Salvador

Une Chanson douce

Beloved French singer, songwriter, and guitar-player Henri Gabriel Salvador was born on July 18, 1917 in French Guiana, one of the Départments d’outre mer. (A DOM is a former French colony that is part of France. Those who live there … Continue reading

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Le seul honneur pour un artiste, c’est de n’en pas avoir

Léo Ferré, one of the greatest French language wordsmiths of the 20th century was born on August 24, 1916 in Monaco. One of his most haunting songs is Avec le temps, first recorded in 1970, shown here with the original … Continue reading

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