French musicians who were born in 1940

Here are 12 famous musicians from France were born in 1940:

Anna Karina

Anna Karina (September 22, 1940 Solbjerg-) otherwise known as Hanne Karen Blarke Bayer, Hanna Karin Blarke Bayer, AK, Karina, Hanne Karin Blarke Bayer, Hanne Blarke or Hanne Karin Bayer is a French actor, model, film director, screenwriter, singer, novelist and film score composer.

Discography: Chansons de films and Une histoire d'amour.

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Jacques Higelin

Jacques Higelin (October 18, 1940 Brou-sur-Chantereine-) also known as Jacque Higelin, Higelin, Jacques, Jacques Joseph Victor Higelin or Jacques Igelin is a French singer, singer-songwriter and actor. His children are called Ken Higelin, Arthur H and Izïa.

His albums: Jacques Canetti présente: Jacques Higelin, Aï, Caviar pour les autres..., Champagne pour tout le monde, Higelin à Bercy, Alertez les bébés !, BBH75, Tombé du ciel, Irradié and No Man's Land. Genres he performed include Pop music and Chanson.

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Philippe Léotard

Philippe Léotard (August 28, 1940 Nice-August 25, 2001 Paris) also known as Philippe Leotard, Ange Philippe Paul André Léotard-Tomasi or Ange-Philippe Leotard was a French actor, poet, singer, film score composer and teacher. He had three children, Laetitia Léotard, Faustina Léotard and Frédéric Léotard.

His albums include Je rêve que je dors, Philippe Léotard chante Ferré, Demi-mots amers and À l'amour comme à la guerre (chansons).

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Alain Lombard

Alain Lombard (October 4, 1940 Paris-) is a French conductor.

His discography includes: , Berlioz: Les nuits d'été / Ravel: Shéhérazade (1903) (L'Orchestra de la Suisse Romande feat. conductor: Ernest Ansermet) / Debussy: Trois Chansons de Bilitis / Poulenc: Banalités / La Courte Paille / Chansons villageoises / Deux Poèmes de Louis Aragon, Messa da Requiem, Lakmé (Chœurs et Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique), Symphonies 1 - 6, 8 & 9 and .

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Frida Boccara

Frida Boccara (October 29, 1940 Casablanca-August 1, 1996 Paris) also known as Boccara, Frida was a French singer.

Discography: Expression and Un jour, un enfant.

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Marlène Jobert

Marlène Jobert (November 4, 1940 Algiers-) a.k.a. Red or JoBe is a French actor, singer and author. She has two children, Eva Green and Joy Green.

Her albums: Contes Musicaux, Les plus beaux contes du monde, , , , , , , and .

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Jean-Claude Malgoire

Jean-Claude Malgoire (November 25, 1940 Avignon-) otherwise known as Malgoire, Jean-Claude is a French conductor and oboist.

His discography includes: Mozaret Requiem, K. 626, , Requiem, Handel: Messiah, Baroque Favourites and Bach: Magnificat / Vivaldi: Gloria / Beatus vir.

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Jacques Revaux

Jacques Revaux (July 11, 1940 Azay-sur-Cher-) a.k.a. Revaux, Jacques or Jacques Abel Jules Revaud is a French film score composer.

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Doudou Gouirand

Doudou Gouirand (April 28, 1940-) is a French composer.

Genres related to him: Jazz and World music.

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Georges Poujouly

Georges Poujouly (January 20, 1940 Garches-October 28, 2000 Villejuif) was a French actor and voice actor.

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Jean-Jacques Debout

Jean-Jacques Debout (March 9, 1940 Paris-) a.k.a. Jean Jacques Debout, J.J. Debout or Debout, Jean-Jacques is a French actor, singer, composer and songwriter. He has two children, Clarisse Debout and Jean-Paul Debout.

His albums include Depuis 1959... Avec toi and .

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Alexei Khvostenko

Alexei Khvostenko (November 14, 1940 Yekaterinburg-November 30, 2004 Moscow) also known as Alexei Hvostenko, Хвост, Khvostenko, Alexei, Khvost, Aleksei Khvostenko or Aleksei Lvovich Khvostenko was a French artist, poet, songwriter, singer-songwriter, singer, sculptor, visual artist and musician. His child is called Anna Khvostenko.

His albums: Сноп Снов. Genres he performed include Bard.

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