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    Claude Nougaro

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    Genre:Latin, Pop, Jazz
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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Les Don Juan lyrics
    2Quatre Boules De Cuir lyrics
    3À Tes Seins (Saint Thomas) lyrics
    4Bidonville (Berimbau) lyrics
    5Il Y Avait Une Ville lyrics
    6Armstrong (Let My People Go) lyrics
    7Chanson Pour Marilyn lyrics
    8Cécile Ma Fille lyrics
    Une Petite Fille lyrics
    10Brésilien (Viramundo) lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    2,722 3.0/5
    Tu Verras [1978]
    2Plume D'Ange [1977]
    3N°2 [1964]
    4Femmes Et Famines [1975]
    5Locomotive D'Or [1973]
    6Claude Nougaro [1962]
    7Bidonville [1966]
    8Une Soirée Avec (Enregistrement Public) [1969]
    9Petit Taureau [1967]
    10Une Petite Fille [1969]


    Claude Nougaro was born on September 9, 1929 in Toulouse, France. His father was a baritone opera singer & his mother was a pianist. Claude listened to jazz, Charles Trenet & Édith Piaf. He started as a journalist, then wrote songs for Philippe Clay & Marcel Amont. Then he sang his own songs, his first hit was "Je Suis Sous" in 1963. He worked with Baden Powell, Dave Brubeck & African percussionists to create the "Nougaro" style, between swing & poetry.
    Claude released 20 albums (Tu Verras, Ami Chemin, Nougayork, Pacifique), made a lot of tours, keeping his sunny accent. He had sung "Toulouse", a song for his daughter "Cécile, Ma Fille" & "Le Jazz Et La Java", filled with slang & poetry. At 70, he released a book, "Sur Paroles", including all his lyrics & personal drawings. He described himself as an "anti-Trenet". In September 1999, to celebrate 45 years of career, Claude became a honour member at Blagnac, near Toulouse. He died at 74 on March 5, 2004 in Paris.

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