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Number of Records Matching Query: 64
 
ADOLPHE SAX
 
Description: Inventor, Belgian
Known For: Known for inventing the "saxophone".
Location Died: Paris, France

ALBERT LANCE
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
Known For: American debut at the San Francisco Opera in 1961
Location Died: France

ALEXIS KORNER
 
Description: Pianist, France
Known For: In 1961 he formed Blues Incorporated.
Location Born: Paris, France

ANDRE HODIER
 
Description: Violinist, composer, arranger and musicologist. France
Known For: 1972 of Bitter Ending, by The Swingle Singers
Location: France
Location Born: France
Location Died: France

ANNE-MARIE DAVID
 
Description: Vocalist, France
Known For: Jesus Christ Superstar.
Location: France
Location Born: Arles, France

BERNARD VITET
 
Description: Trumpeter, France
Known For: ,Co-founder of the first free jazz band in France (1964)
Location: Paris, France
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Paris, France

BETTE DAVIS
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Film - "All about Eve" - 1950
Location Died: Neuilly, France

BRIGETTE BARDOT
 
Description: Actress, French
Known For: Brigitte Bardot debuted in a 1952 comedy film Le Trou Normand (English title: Crazy for Love).
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France

BRIGETTE BARDOT
 
Description: Actress, French
Known For: Brigitte Bardot debuted in a 1952 comedy film Le Trou Normand (English title: Crazy for Love).
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France

BRIGETTE ENGERER
 
Description: Pianist. France
Known For: Sonatas by Beethoven, Grieg and Schumann with Olivier Charlier
Location: France
Location Born: Tunis, France
Location Died: Paris, France

CHARLES GOUNOD
 
Description: Composer, French
Known For: Known for his Ave Maria as well as his operas Faust and Roméo et Juliette.
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Saint-Cloud, France

CHRISTIANE LEGRAND
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, French
Known For: Swingle Singers
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Paris, France

CLAUDE DEBUSSY - (1862-1929)
 
Description: Composer, French
Known For: One of Debussys most popular pieces, "Clair de Lune" (1893)
Location: France
Location Born: France
Location Died: Paris, France

CLAUDE NOUGARO
 
Description: Singer, Painter, Poet
Known For: 1988 Victoires de la musique rewarded him with best album and best artist, and between 1993 and 1997 he released three new albums.
Location: France
Location Born: Toulouse, France
Location Died: Paris, France

CLAUDETTE COLBERT
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Oscar winner for "It Happened One Night" with Clark Gable - 1934
Location Born: Saint-Mandé, France

CLAUDINE LONGET
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, France
Known For: 1967 - "The Look of Love" - Album
Location Born: Paris, France

DANIEL DARC
 
Description: Vocalist, France
Known For: Lead singer of band "Taxi Girl"
Location: Paris, France
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Paris, France

DEANNA DURBIN
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Canada
Known For: Film - "Three Smart Girls" - 1936
Location Died: Paris, France

DJANGO REINHARDT
 
Description: Guitarist, Belgium
Known For: Band Leader
Location Died: Paris, France

DONALD PLEASENCE
 
Description: Actor, UK
Known For: "Sgt Peppers" He appears on the cover of the album.
Location Died: St.-Paul-de-Vence, France

FRANCOISE HARDY
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, French
Known For: Song writer
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France

FREDERICK CHOPIN
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Polish
Known For: Composer of "The Minute Waltz" andmany other scores.
Location Died: Paris, France

FREDERICK DELIUS
 
Description: Composer, UK
Known For: Over The Hills And Far Away (Composed)
Location Died: Paris, France

GILBERT BECAUD
 
Description: Vocalist, France
Known For: English language hit as "What Now My Love".
Location: France
Location Born: Toulon, France
Location Died: Paris, France

GIOACHINO ROSSINI - (1792 - 1868)
 
Description: Composer, Italy
Known For: Known works include "Il barbiere di Siviglia", "The Barber of Seville"
Location Died: Passy, France

HENRI DUTILLEUX
 
Description: Composer, France
Known For: Violin concerto L
Location: Paris, France
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Paris, France

HENRY VESTINE
 
Description: Guitarist, US
Known For: Lead guitarist of CANNED HEAT - MOTHERS OF CONVENTION.
Location Died: Paris, France

JACQUES MORALI
 
Description: Producer
Location: France
Location Died: Paris, France

JEAN GOLDKETTE
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: Pianist, his career began in Detroit
Location Born: Valanciennes, France

JEAN LUC PONTY
 
Description: Violinist , French
Known For: In 1969, Frank Zappa composed the music for Jean-Luc
Location Born: Normandy, France

JEAN PAUL MARTINI
 
Description: Composer, Bavaria.
Known For: 1961 Elvis Presley standard "Cant Help Falling Inlove"
Location Died: Paris, France

JEAN SEABERG
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Film - "The Mouse that Roared" - 1959
Location Died: Paris, France

JEAN-MICHEL DAMASE
 
Description: Pianist, conductor and composer
Known For: Chamber music, Orchestrations, Operas
Location Born: Bordeaux, France
Location Died: France

JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL
 
Description: Flautist, French
Known For: Rampal
Location: France
Location Born: Marseille, France
Location Died: Paris, France

JIM MORRISON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Late lead vocalist of "The Doors"
Location Died: Paris, France

JOHN TCHICAI
 
Description: Saxophonist, Denmark
Known For: He played on John Coltrane
Location Died: Perpignan, France

JOHNNY HALLIDAY
 
Description: Vocalist, France
Known For: First album - "Hello Johnny" - (1960)
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France

JOSEPHINE BAKER
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, USA
Known For: In 1973, Josephine Baker opened at Carnegie Hall
Location Died: Paris, France

KEVIN AYERS
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia,
Known For: Member of "Soft Machine"
Location Died: Montolieu, France

LAG GUITARS
 
Description: Makers of Guitars, France
Known For: For over 20 years, LÂG guitars have been the choice of guitar players throughout Europe.
Location: Occitania, France

LIZZY MERCIER DESCLOUX
 
Description: Vocalist, French
Known For: Her second album, Mambo Nassau,
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Saint-Florent, France

MARCEL DUPRE
 
Description: Organist, Pianist, Composer, France
Known For: Director of the Paris Conservatoire, where he remained until 1956.
Location: France
Location Born: Rouen, France
Location Died: Meudon, France

MARIA CALLAS
 
Description: Vocalist
Known For: Famed Opera, Soprano singer during the fifties. Most acclaimed singers of the twentieth century.
Location Died: Paris, France

MARLENE DIETRICH
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, Germany
Known For: She was also known for the song "Falling In Love Again".
Location Died: Paris, France

MATT MATTOX
 
Description: Dancer, USA
Known For: Legendary jazz dance pioneer
Location Died: Perpignan, France

MATT MATTOX
 
Description: Dancer, USA
Known For: His best-known film role is Caleb Pontipee in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Location Died: Perpignan, France

MAURICE CHEVALIER
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, France
Known For: Hit the charts with - "Thank Heaven or Little Girls"
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Paris, France

MICHEL COLOMBIER
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, songwriter, arranger, and conductor.
Location: France
Location Born: Lyon, France

MICHEL LEGRAND
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, (French)
Known For: The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) Film score
Location Born: Paris, France

MICKEY BAKER
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Location Died: Toulouse, France

NINA SIMONE
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "I Put A Spell On You"
Location Died: Carry-Le-Route, France

OLIVER MESSIAEN
 
Description: Composer, Organist, France
Known For: Messiaen found birdsong fascinating; he believed birds to be the greatest musicians and considered himself as much an ornithologist as a composer.
Location: France
Location Born: Avignon, France
Location Died: Paris, France

OSCAR WILD
 
Description: Playwright, Short Story Writer, Poet, Victorian era, Ireland
Known For: Known for writing - "The Picture Of Dorean Gray"
Location Died: Paris, France

PAUL DUKAS
 
Description: Composer, French
Known For: Paul Dukas was from a French-Jewish family.
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Paris, France

ROMAN POLANSKI
 
Description: Director, USA
Known For: Academy Award-winner for - "The Pianist" - 2002 - "Oliver Twist" 2005
Location Born: Paris., France

ROMY SCHNEIDER
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: The Cardinal, Whats New Pussycat?
Location Died: Paris, France

SACHA DISTEL
 
Description: Vocalist, French
Known For: "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head"
Location: France
Location Born: Paris, France
Location Died: Paris, France

SERGE REGGIANI
 
Description: Actress, Singer, Italian
Known For: Reggiani became one of the most acclaimed performers of French "Chanson" ("song")
Location Died: Paris, France

SEVERINE
 
Description: Vocalist, French
Known For: Eurovision Song Contest in 1971
Location Born: Paris, France

SIDNEY BECHET
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
Known For: He was one of the first important soloists in jazz beating cornetist Louis Armstrong to the recording studio.
Location Died: Paris, France

STEPHANE GRAPPELLI
 
Description: Violinist, French
Known For: Founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France with guitarist Django Reinhardt.
Location: France

TAXI GIRL
 
Description: Band, France
Known For: "Mannequin" - 1979 and "Cherchez le garçon" - 1980.
Location: Paris, France

VIGIER GUITARS - AMPLIFIERS
 
Description: Makers of Guitars, Basses etc.
Known For: Manufacturer of electric guitars and basses.
Location: Grigny, France

VINCE TAYLOR
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
Known For: Lead singer and frontman for "The Playboys" - UK
Location Died: France

 
 
 
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