E. Marnay

Edmond Bacri known by the professional name Eddy Marnay (Algiers, 18 December 1920 – 3 January 2003), was a French songwriter. In his career, he wrote more than 4000 songs, including works for Édith Piaf, Frida Boccara and Céline Dion. He was joint winner, as lyricist, of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1969 for "Un Jour, Un Enfant", sung by Frida Boccara. He also wrote the title song for Charlie Chaplin's 1957 film A King in New York.

Céline Dion named one of her twin sons after him in 2010, as Marnay produced and helped write Dion's first five records.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 18, 1920 (Algiers), Died January 3, 2003 (Neuilly-sur-Seine)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1948 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) CL8559 10-in. 6/11/1948 Les amants de Paris Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9241 10-in. 6/28/1952 Mon ami m'a donné Robert Chauvigny ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9246 10-in. 9/3/1952 Notre-Dame de Paris Robert Chauvigny ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marnay, E.," accessed April 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356038.

Marnay, E.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356038.

"Marnay, E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356038

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