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Ce n’est pas la mer à boire

French crooner and songwriter, Charles Trenet (May 18, 1913 – February, 19, 2001) wrote and sang the songs that represented the hopes and joys of the new middle class. One of his biggest hits, La Mer, was about the joy … Continue reading

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Mieux vaux tard que jamais

Eugene Bullard (1894 – 1961) was one of ten children born to an African American man and his Creek Indian wife in Columbus, Georgia. As a young man, he stowed away on a boat bound for Scotland in order to … Continue reading

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