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Serge Reggiani (2 May 1922 – 23 July 2004) was an Italian-born French singer and actor. He was born in Reggio Emilia, Italy and moved to France with his parents at the age of eight. After studying acting at the Conservatoire des arts cinématographiques, he was discovered by Jean Cocteau and appeared in the wartime production of Les Parents terribles. He then left Paris to join the French Resistance. His first feature film was Les portes de la nuit ("Gates of the Night"), released in 1946. He went on to perform in 80 films in total, including Casque d'or, Les Misérables (1958),Tutti a casa, Le Doulos, Il Gattopardo, La terrazza, The Pianist (1998). Reggiani also triumphed in the theatre in 1959 with his performance in Jean-Paul Sartre’s play Les Séquestrés d'Altona. In 1961, Reggiani co-starred with Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier in the film Paris Blues filmed on location in Paris. In 1965, at the age of 43, he began a second career as a singer, with the help of Simone Signoret and her husband Yves Montand, and later with the assistance of the French singer Barbara. Reggiani became one of the most acclaimed performers of French chanson and although he was in his 40s, his rugged image made him popular with both younger and older listeners. His best-known songs include Les loups sont entrés dans Paris ("The Wolves Have Entered Paris") and Sarah (La femme qui est dans mon lit) ("The Woman Who Is In My Bed"), the latter written by Georges Moustaki. He regularly sang songs by Boris Vian (Le Déserteur, Arthur où t'as mis le corps, La Java des bombes atomiques). His new young fans identified with his left-wing ideals and anti-militarism, most notably during the student revolts in France in 1968. With age he became more and more acclaimed as one of the best interpreters of the chanson, and also for bringing the poems of Rimbaud, Apollinaire and Prévert to new audiences. From 1980, when his son died, Reggiani struggled with alcoholism and depression. In 1995, however, he made a comeback to singing, giving a few concerts despite his deteriorated health and personal distress, the last one being held as late as the spring of 2004. In later life, he became a painter and gave a number of exhibitions of his works. Serge Reggiani died in Paris of a heart attack at the age of 82, one day after the death of another well-known French singer, Sacha Distel. He is buried in Montparnasse Cemetery.

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Mai 68 [2018]

Mai 68
SongDuration
Le Petit Garçon4:13

Rupture 1971 [2011]

Rupture 1971
SongDuration
Ma Fille3:23
L' Italien3:59

Olympia 1989 [2006]

Olympia 1989
SongDuration
Camille3:03

Reggiani '89

Reggiani '89
SongDuration
Charlie3:26
Camille3:06

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LES PROMESSES 
LA TARTE A LA CREME0:00
VIEUX COUPLE (LE) 
Le pont Mirabeau 
Soixante-dix Balais 
Le Temps Qui Reste0:00
Camille0:00
Charlie0:00
Camille0:00
Charlie0:00
Le Temps Qui Reste0:00
Raymond Joue-moi Du Jazz0:00
DU WHISKY AU VICHY0:00
GRAND CIRQUE0:00
LE BARBIER DE BELLEVILLE0:00
Villejuif 
UNE ECHARDE AU COEUR0:00
LA LOIRE0:00
VIEUX COUPLE (LE)0:00
HOTEL DES VOYAGEURS (L')0:00
Le pont Mirabeau 
LA HONTE DE PLEURER0:00
LA VIE EST VRAIMENT TRES BIEN FAITE 
La java des bombes atomiques 
Il Suffirait De Presque Rien0:00
Il Suffirait De Presque Rien0:00
LE PETIT GARCON 
ARTHUR OU T'AS MIS LE CORPS 
Villejuif 
Le Monsieur Qui Passe 
Ma Fille3:20
GRAND CIRQUE 
VIEUX COUPLE (LE) 
LA CLEF 
MA DERNIERE VOLONTE 
L'ARMEE DU BROUILLARD 
SI C'ETAIT A RECOMMENCER 
Villejuif 
1901 
Soixante-dix Balais 
1901 
L'ARBRE 
Italien 
SI C'ETAIT A RECOMMENCER 
Villejuif 
LES PROMESSES 
QUAND J'AURAI DU VENT DANS MON CRANE 
Il Suffirait De Presque Rien 
FUGUE 
LE REGIMENT DES MAL AIMES 
Le Monsieur Qui Passe 
Planetarium 
J'AI PAS D'REGRETS 
LA HONTE DE PLEURER 
LE SOUFFLEUR 
Le Monsieur Qui Passe 
QUE TU ES IMPATIENTE LA MORT 
MA DERNIERE VOLONTE 
L'ARMEE DU BROUILLARD 
La java des bombes atomiques 
Italien0:00
Chanson de Maglia 
Ma Fille3:20
Charlie0:00
Camille0:00
La Chanson De Paul 
LE PETIT GARCON 
Ma Fille3:20
UNE ECHARDE AU COEUR0:00
La java des bombes atomiques 
Ballade Pour Un Traitre0:00
Le Bouquet De Fleurs 
Le Bouquet De Fleurs 
La Chanson De Paul 
Le Temps Qui Reste0:00
HOTEL DES VOYAGEURS (L')0:00
La Chanson De Paul 
La Chanson De Paul 
La Chanson De Paul 
Chanson de Maglia 
Cousin Julien0:00
Chanson de Maglia 
Le Monde Est Formidable0:00
ARTHUR OU T'AS MIS LE CORPS 
La java des bombes atomiques 
Charlie0:00
Le pont Mirabeau 
Camille0:00
LA LOIRE0:00
Chanson de Maglia 
La Chanson De Paul 
ZOUAVE DU PONT DE L ALMA0:00
HOTEL DES VOYAGEURS (L')0:00
LE PETIT GARCON 
Le pont Mirabeau 
Chanson de Maglia 
LE BARBIER DE BELLEVILLE0:00
LE SOUFFLEUR0:00
LA LOIRE0:00
Le Monde Est Formidable0:00
Le Temps Qui Reste0:00
L'ARBRE 
La Chanson De Paul 
Il Suffirait De Presque Rien0:00
Il Suffirait De Presque Rien0:00
LES LOUPS SONT ENTRES DANS PARIS 
La java des bombes atomiques 
Le Monde Est Formidable0:00
HOTEL DES VOYAGEURS (L')0:00
Le pont Mirabeau 
LE BARBIER DE BELLEVILLE0:00
Le Monde Est Formidable0:00
Le Temps Qui Reste0:00
La Chanson De Paul 
LA LOIRE0:00
LA VIE EST VRAIMENT TRES BIEN FAITE 
ARTHUR OU T'AS MIS LE CORPS 
LE PETIT GARCON 
LES LOUPS SONT ENTRES DANS PARIS 
LA VIE C'EST COMME UNE DENT0:00
PLUS DE MUSIQUE EN 29030:00
LE BARBIER DE BELLEVILLE2:36

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