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Biography (Charles Trenet)

Charles Trenet (May 18, 1913, Narbonne, France – February 19, 2001, Créteil, France) was a French singer and songwriter, most famous for his recordings from the late 1930s through the mid-1950s, though his career continued through the 1990s. In an era in which it was exceptional for a singer to write his or her own material, Trenet wrote prolifically and preferred to record his own songs.

Some of his best known songs include "Boum...!", "Y'A D'La Joie", "Que Reste-T-Il De Nos Amours?", "Ménilmontant", and "Douce France". His catalog of songs is enormous, numbering close to a thousand. While many of his songs mined relatively conventional topics such as love, Paris, and nostalgia for his younger days, what set Trenet's songs apart were their personal, poetic, sometimes quite eccentric qualities, often infused with a warm wit. Some of his songs had unconventional subject matter, with whimsical imagery bordering on the surreal. "Y'A D'La Joie" evokes "joy" through a series of...

 


 

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Avalon Jazz band  Ménilmontant Charles Trenet 2012-10-17 03:38:05
Avalon Jazz band...
Douce France 2013-05-27 22:31:42
Douce France
Charles Trenet  La mer Officiel Live Version 2011-08-18 12:12:04
Charles Trenet...
Charles Trenet  Douce France 2009-04-05 13:48:58
Charles Trenet...
Avalon Jazz Band  Que restetil de nos amours? Charles Trenet 2015-07-20 08:07:51
Avalon Jazz Band...
Charles Trenet  Boum 2007-07-12 18:21:39
Charles Trenet Boum