Boris Vian & Lucienne Vernay – Abécédaire en 26 chansonnettes

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In 1954, Boris Vian wrote 26 humorous nursery rhymes which are reunited under the name “L’abécédaire pour les enfants et les usagers du telephone”. In 1971, Lucienne Vernay put these rhymes to music; she uses simple melodic lines, direct and easy to sing.

The Abécédaire en 26 chansonnettes written by Boris Vian and composed by Lucienne Vernay is, in this work, performed by the group Debout Sur Le Zinc and illustrated by Tomi Ungerer.

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Artist story

Born in 1920, Boris Vian (aka Vernon Sullivan for its most sulphurous pounds) joined the Central School in 1939 and became an engineer in 1942. In 1954, he began singing in the Trois Baudets theater and will know a great success with his books and songs. Trumpeter, composer, performer, jazz journalist and surrealist genius writer, he launched the first rock songs in French with Michel Legrand, Henri Salvador and Jacques Canetti. He died of heart disease June 23, 1959, during the private screening of “J’irais cracher sur vos tombes”.

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Weight 0.400 kg

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