Claude François

Born 1 February 1939. Died 11 March 1978
Claude François
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1939-02-01
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Claude François

Claude François Biography (Wikipedia)

Claude Antoine Marie François (1 February 1939 – 11 March 1978), also known by the nickname Cloclo, was a French pop singer, composer, songwriter, producer, drummer and dancer. François co-wrote the lyrics of "Comme d'habitude" (composed by Jacques Revaux and himself), the original version of "My Way" and composed the music of "Parce que je t'aime mon enfant", the original version of "My Boy". Among his most famous songs are "Le Téléphone Pleure", "Le lundi au soleil", "Magnolias for Ever", "Alexandrie Alexandra" and "Cette année là".

François sold some 70 million records during his career (and after his death) and was about to embark for the US when he was accidentally electrocuted in March 1978 at age 39.

Former French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing is quoted as saying Claude François was, to him, "the French equivalent of The Beatles, meaning the great talent of a generation".

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Alexandrie, Alexandra
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Alexandrie, Alexandra
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Si Javais Un Marteau
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Si Javais Un Marteau
Claude François
Tears On The Telephone
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Tears On The Telephone
Claude François
Comme d'habitude
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Comme d'habitude
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Concertino for piano and orchesta (2nd mvt)
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Concertino for piano and orchesta (2nd mvt)
Claude François
Hey Potatoes
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Hey Potatoes
Claude François
Alors Salut!
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Alors Salut!
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