Charles Trenet – Y’a d’la joie (CD)


Collection PREMIERS SUCCES (first successes) – 24 popular songs from this great singer – songwriter; all his songs are emblematic: Y’a d’la joie, La mer, Je chante, Que reste-t-il de nos amours, Le temps des cerises…

BONUS: an exclusive interview with Charles Trenet in which he talks about his early days with Johnny Hess, his arrival in Paris, his love of art, his friendship with Antonin Artaud and Maurice Utrillo, his paintings…he recites a previously unpublished poem.

 I found him so striking, so perfect, that I could not wait…Charles TRENET, with his simplicity, was hardly conscious of the revolution that he was creating in music…

Jacques Canetti

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Artist story

Born in Narbonne in 1913, Charles Trenet sang France for nearly 70 years. His energy and permanent good humor earned him the nickname of “Singing Fool”. It is the creator of French music of singer-performer and many famous singers claim to his legacy. After WWII, he decided to go into exile in the United States. On the other side of the Atlantic, he was welcomed with open arms and became famous worldwide. He recorded anthological songs of French song (“La mer”, “Que reste-t-il de nos amours” …). In 1951, he decided to return to Paris where he died February 19, 2001.

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Weight 0.140 kg

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