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Charles Aznavour - 53% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Chahnour Varenagh Aznavourian, 22 May 1924, Paris, France. This premier singer-songwriter has carried the torch for the French chanson tradition for over six decades and remains one of popular music’s last great stylists. He also established a film career as a leading character actor.Aznavour’s parents fled from Armenia after the Turkish mas Read more

Charles Trenet - 52% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 May 1913, Narbonne, France, d. 19 February 2001, Paris, France. One of the leading exponents of the French chanson, Trenet’s mixture of light-hearted comedy and nostalgic romanticism continued to endear him to his countrymen long after most of his contemporaries had passed away. After studying art at the Académie des Arts Décoratives in Paris, Trenet fo Read more

Yves Montand - 48% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Jazz Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ivo Livi, 13 October 1921, Monsummano Terme, Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy, d. 9 November 1991, Senlis, Oise, Picardie, France. Montand’s Italian parents moved to France where his father became a leader in the French Communist Party. Yves was also later a member of the party until the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. As a young man he worked in Marseilles, France, a Read more

Gilbert Becaud - 46% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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François Silly, 24 October 1927, Toulon, France, d. 18 December 2001, Paris, France. A popular singer-songwriter in France in the 50s and 60s, rivalling other popular balladeers such as Charles Trenet and Charles Aznavour, Bécaud studied music at the Conservatoire de Nice and started writing songs in his early teens. His first collaborator was lyricist Pierre Read more

Nino Ferrer - 46% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1960s
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Mike Brant - 45% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s
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Salvatore Adamo - 41% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 November 1943, Cosimo, Sicily. Salvatore Adamo’s family emigrated to Belgium where he balanced bookish excellence and artistic leanings while at school in Jemmapes. An able guitarist and singer, he had already been heard on local radio when, following his victory in a Radio Luxembourg contest, he gained a Philips Records recording contract. He then had hits in the Net Read more

Johnny Hallyday - 40% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jean-Philippe Smet, 15 June 1943, Paris, France. After his Belgian father’s desertion, Smet was adopted by his aunt Helene Mar, wife of North American song-and-dance man Lee Hallyday, from whom the child later derived his stage surname. His aptitude for the performing arts earned him a role in his uncle’s act, and he developed a passable mastery of the guitar after Read more

Dalida - 38% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Yolanda Christina Gigliotti, 17 January 1933, Cairo, Egypt, d. 3 May 1987, Paris, France. On winning a Miss Egypt beauty contest, Gigiotti, who was born to Italian parents, moved to Paris, France where she spent several fruitless months seeking work as a film actress. Driven to sing as an intermission act in La Villa D’Este club, she impressed record industry moguls Bru Read more

Joe Dassin - 37% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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5 November 1938, New York City, New York, USA, d. 20 August 1980, Tahiti. Of Hungarian descent, Dassin changed secondary schools 11 times in three years owing to the peripatetic career of his father, renowned film director Jules Dassin (b. 18 December 1911, Middletown, Connecticut, USA), whom he assisted during the Crete shoot of Celui Qui Doit Mourir in the interim before a Read more

Boris Vian - 33% match to Sacha Distel

Genres: Jazz Vocals
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