Francis Blanche

François Jean Blanche, known as "Francis Blanche" (20 July 1921 – 6 July 1974) was a French actor, singer, humorist and author. He was a very popular figure on stage, radio and in films, during the 1950s and 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 20, 1921 (11th arrondissement of Paris), Died July 6, 1974 (15th arrondissement of Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0LA5659 10-in. 11/19/1949 Noël blanc Paul Baron Orchestra ; Jean Sablon Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL7613 10-in. 5/17/1942 Sur le fil Léo Chauliac ; Charles Trenet Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8003 10-in. 5/7/1945 Frénésie Gaston Lapeyronnie ; Jacques Pills Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8005 10-in. 5/10/1945 Besame mucho Tino Rossi Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8007 10-in. 5/10/1945 Loin dans l'ombre du passé Tino Rossi Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8016 10-in. 5/31/1945 Frénésie Jean Marion ; Jacques Pills Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8063 10-in. 10/11/1945 Chanson aux nuages Marius Coste ; Tino Rossi Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8105 10-in. 3/20/1946 Le gros Bill Jo Charrier ; Jacques Hélian Orchestre ; Zappy Max Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8286 10-in. 12/18/1946 La chanson du bonheur André Derval ; Jacques Hélian Orchestre Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8326 10-in. 1/21/1947 La nuit je rêve Jo Charrier ; Francine Claudel ; Jacques Hélian Orchestre Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8570 10-in. 9/1/1948 Le prisonnier de la tour Compagnons de la Chanson Vocal ensemble lyricist, composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8640 10-in. 2/9/1949 Le prisonnier de la tour Robert Chauvigny ; Choeur Raymond Saint-Paul ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8989 10-in. 6/8/1951 Ça tourne pas rond Aimé Barelli ; Lucienne Delyle Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9249 10-in. 9/3/1952 Vide ton sac Robert Chauvigny ; Jacques Pills Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Blanche, Francis," accessed February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356738.

Blanche, Francis. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356738.

"Blanche, Francis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356738

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