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    Alex Metayer

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    1On N'Est Pas Des Anges lyrics
    2Allez France ! lyrics
    3Nous, On S'Aime ! lyrics
    4Pop-Musicien De Banlieue lyrics
    5L'Adultère Au Téléphone lyrics
    6La Leçon D'Américain lyrics
    7Yoghourtyahourt lyrics
    Le Shraman Mou lyrics
    9Animateur Club lyrics
    10Le Bronzage lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1T'As Pas Un Moment ? [1976]
    2Nous, On S'Aime ! [1977]


    Alex Métayer (March 19, 1930 in Berre-L'Étang, France - February 21, 2004 in Paris, France) was a French humorist. He had 2 sons, Clément & Éric Métayer. The latter (January 23, 1958) is an actor & director.

    Born in 1930, Alex spent his childhood in Algeria in 1936, where his father, a military in the French Army, had been moved. Back to France after WWII, he left school, started music & won the first prize of clarinet. Musician & host at the Club Med villages, he started acting in "cabarets rive gauche". He started his career as Georges Brassens' supporting act in 1964. In Paris, the humorist moved from the cabaret to the Théâtre de la Ville, the Olympia, the Casino, the Mathurins, the Palais-Royal & the Opéra Comique. During the 70's, he had been part of a Trotskyst movement (OCR).

    In 1975, Alex Métayer created his first one-man-show, Mémoire D'Un Amnésique, followed by Nous On S'Aime, La Vie En VO & Merci Disco. During his shows, he was a schoolteacher in Alex Métayer Perd La Tête & a sad man in Opéra Comique, that earned him the SACEM prize.

    He also played in films, either as an actor or a director. He directed 2 films : Le Bonheur Se Porte Large in 1988 & Mohamed Bertrand-Duval in 1991. His last show, Le Clone, had been written but not played.

    Alex Métayer died of cancer on February 21, 2004, at 73 years old. On February 27, 2004, he had been buried at Paris' Montparnasse Cemetery.

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