French musicians who were born in 1935

Here are 9 famous musicians from France were born in 1935:

Alain Delon

Alain Delon (November 8, 1935 Sceaux-) a.k.a. Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon, A. Delon, The Male Brigitte Bardot or Fabien-Alain Delon is a French actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director, soldier, singer and television producer. He has four children, Anthony Delon, Christian Aaron Boulogne, Alain Delon Jr. and Anouchka Delon.

His albums include Thought I'd Ring You, Paroles… Paroles… and I Don't Know.

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Diego Masson

Diego Masson (June 21, 1935 Tossa de Mar-) is a French conductor, percussionist and composer.

Related albums: Aus den sieben Tagen.

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François-Bernard Mâche

François-Bernard Mâche (April 4, 1935 Clermont-Ferrand-) also known as Francois-Bernard Mache, Francois-Bernard Mâche or Mâche, François-Bernard is a French film score composer.

His albums: .

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André Isoir

André Isoir (July 20, 1935 Saint-Dizier-) also known as Andre Isoir is a French organist.

He began his musical career studying with Édouard Souberbielle and Rolande Falcinelli at the Paris Conservatory. Isoir won first prize in organ and improvisation at the conservatory, and further pursued his studies in Switzerland with the renowned Charles Koechlin. He has since become one of the most respected interpreters of French Baroque music, particularly the works of François Couperin and Jean-Philippe Rameau. Isoir has recorded extensively and has received numerous awards, including the Grand Prix de l'Académie Charles Cros, for his contributions to the world of classical music. Isoir has taught at several music schools throughout France and continues to perform worldwide.

In addition to his accomplishments as an organist, André Isoir was also a skilled harpsichordist and pianist. He was particularly interested in the historical performance of early music, and frequently performed on period instruments. Isoir was also an improviser, and often included improvised sections in his performances. He was known for his technical brilliance, his sensitive interpretations, and his ability to bring a sense of drama and excitement to his performances. In addition to his recordings of French Baroque music, he also made notable recordings of works by Johann Sebastian Bach and other composers. Isoir passed away in 2016, leaving behind a rich legacy of recordings and performances.

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Jean-Pierre Jacquillat

Jean-Pierre Jacquillat (July 13, 1935 Versailles-August 6, 1986) was a French conductor.

He was born in Versailles, France on July 13, 1935. Jacquillat received his musical education from the Paris Conservatory, where he studied composition and orchestration. He made his conducting debut in 1959 at the Theatre de La Monnaie in Brussels.

In 1963, he became the principal conductor of the Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy, a position he held until 1967. He later served as the musical director of the Opera National de Lyon from 1969 to 1973.

Jacquillat was also a guest conductor for numerous international orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra. He was known for his interpretations of French classical and romantic music.

Unfortunately, his career was cut short when he died of a heart attack on August 6, 1986, at the age of 51. Despite his short career, he is remembered as one of the finest French conductors of his generation.

During his tenure at the Opera National de Lyon, Jacquillat breathed new life into the company by introducing modern works and establishing the Ensemble Orchestral de Lyon. He also collaborated with some of the most renowned stage directors of the time, including Jean-Pierre Ponnelle and Patrice Chéreau.

Aside from his conducting work, Jacquillat was also an accomplished composer. He composed several works, including a ballet and a cantata, both of which premiered in the early 1960s.

Jacquillat was highly regarded by his fellow musicians and artists. French cellist and conductor, Paul Tortelier, once referred to him as a "true musician". In 1979, he was awarded the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government for his contributions to the arts.

Despite his untimely death, Jacquillat's legacy lives on through his recordings, which are still widely listened to and admired by classical music enthusiasts worldwide.

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Michel Portal

Michel Portal (November 25, 1935 Bayonne-) a.k.a. Michel Portal and Co. is a French musician, film score composer, composer, clarinetist and saxophonist.

His albums include Musiques de cinémas, Minneapolis, Men's Land, Any Way, Birdwatcher, Dockings, Live de Lille - November 1990, Turbulence, Minneapolis Tour Guide and Minneapolis We Insist !. Genres he performed: Film score, Jazz, Classical music and Avant-garde music.

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Jean-Claude Casadesus

Jean-Claude Casadesus (December 7, 1935 Paris-) otherwise known as J.C. Casadesus or Jean-Claude Probst is a French conductor. He has three children, Caroline Casadesus, Sebastian Copeland and Olivier Casadesus.

His albums include Concertos pour piano (Alain Lombard & Anne Queffelec) and .

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Alain Barrière

Alain Barrière (November 18, 1935 La Trinité-sur-Mer-) also known as Alain Barriere or Alain Bellec is a French singer.

His discography includes: Les Grandes Chansons, Les plus grands succès de..., 30 années en chansons, ma vie, Ma vie / Elle était si jolie, Séduction, Master Serie, Era troppo carina, L'Essentiel : 21 succès inoubliables, and Best Of. His related genres: Chanson and Pop music.

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Jean Ter-Merguerian

Jean Ter-Merguerian (October 5, 1935 Marseille-) is a French actor, violinist and teacher.

Genres related to him: Classical music.

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