Tag Archives: Serge Gainsbourg

Poupée de cire, poupée de son

One of the most famous yé-yé singers of the 1960s, France Gall, was born on October 9, 1947 in Paris. Both of her parents were connected to the music world. Her father encouraged her to audition for Serge Gainsbourg’s producer … Continue reading

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La bave du crapaud n’atteint pas la blanche colombe

French composer and conductor Michel Colombier was born on May 23, 1939. He was an incredibly diverse musician who was as fascinated by Gregorian chants as he was by jazz. He composed advertising jingles, music for modern dance and over … Continue reading

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La liberté s’arrête là où commence celle d’autrui

Laetitia Casta, model, actress, and national symbol, was born on May 11, 1978. Frequently rated as one of the most beautiful women in the world, she was first discovered by a photographer while she was on a family vacation in … Continue reading

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