Tag Archives: Victoires de la Musique

Faire une rentrée

French singer and songwriter Claude Nougaro was born in Toulouse on September 9, 1929. His musical ability was genetic: his father was an opera singer and his mother was a piano teacher, and his musical inspirations were the classics: Glenn … Continue reading

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C’est une maison bleue

French singer Maxime Le Forestier was born on February 10, 1949. He came to prominence at the height of the youth protest movement where his folksy style hit all the right notes. Le Forestier moved to a hippie commune in … Continue reading

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Décrocher une victoire

French singer Alain Bashung was born December 1, 1947. He had a complicated childhood, which involved a father he never knew from an obscure tribe from a mountainous region of Algeria known as Kayble. His mother re-married when he was … Continue reading

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