Francois "Moustache" Galepides

François-Alexandre Galepides, known by the stage name Moustache, was a French actor and jazz drummer of Greek descent. He was born 14 February 1929 in Paris and died 25 March 1987 in Arpajon in a car accident.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 14, 1929 (Paris), Died March 25, 1987 (Arpajon)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca V3019 10/14/1949 Les oignons Sidney Bechet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 52V4202 1/18/1952 I remember when (Si tu vois ma mere) Sidney Bechet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 52V4205 1/18/1952 The fish vendor (Le marchand de poissons) Sidney Bechet instrumentalist, drums  


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