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Lucienne Boyer

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Lucienne Boyer
Lucienne Boyer (1945).jpg
Lucienne Boyer (1945)
Born
Émilienne-Henriette Boyer

(1901-08-18)18 August 1901
Paris, France
Died6 December 1983(1983-12-06) (aged 82)
Paris, France
OccupationSinger
Spouse(s)
(
m. 1939; div. 1951)
ChildrenJacqueline Boyer

Lucienne Boyer (18 August 1901 – 6 December 1983)[1] was a French diseuse[2] and singer, best known for her song "Parlez-moi d'amour". Her impresario was Bruno Coquatrix.

Early career

She was born as Émilienne-Henriette Boyer in the Montparnasse Quarter of Paris, France. Her melodious voice gave her the chance, while working as a part-time model, to sing in the cabarets of Montparnasse. An office position at a prominent Parisian theater opened the door for her and within a few years she was cast as Lucienne Boyer, singing in the major Parisian music halls.

Popular success

In 1927, Boyer sang at a concert by the great star Félix Mayol where she was seen by the American impresario Lee Shubert who immediately offered her a contract to come to Broadway. Boyer spent nine months in New York City, returning to perform there and to South America numerous times throughout the 1930s. By 1933 she had made a large number of recordings for Columbia Records of France including her signature song, "Parlez-moi d'amour". Written by Jean Lenoir, the song won the first-ever Grand Prix du Disque of the Charles Cros Academy.

Personal life

Boyer lost her soldier father in World War I and had to go to work in a munitions factory to help her family get by.

In 1939, she married the cabaret singer Jacques Pills of the very popular duo Pills et Tabet. Their daughter Jacqueline, born on 23 April 1941, followed in their footsteps, becoming a very successful singer who won the 1960 Eurovision Song Contest.

Throughout World War II, Boyer continued to perform in France, but for her Jewish husband,[citation needed] it was a very difficult time. Following the Allied Forces liberation of France, her cabaret career flourished and for another thirty years, she maintained a loyal following. At the age of 73, she sang with her daughter at the famous Paris Olympia and appeared on several French television shows.[citation needed]

Death

She died in Paris, and was interred in the Cimetière de Bagneux in Montrouge, near Paris.

References

  1. ^ Online vital records of Paris, birth certificate 6/2533/1901 of January, 20th 1901, with marriage and death dates.
  2. ^ Mansfield News Journal 9 November 1934 pg. 20

Adapted from the article Lucienne Boyer, from Wikinfo, licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.

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