Les 100 plus belles chansons

Yves Montand (performer)

Les 100 plus belles chansons

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Les 100 plus belles chansons
Yves Montand 1921-1991
Mercury, 2006
5 cd's + boekje
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61 - Amusement: Frans (NBLC) P2 - Populaire muziek Frans (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 6 times in Flemish libraries

About Yves Montand

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Ivo Livi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈiːvo ˈliːvi]), better known as Yves Montand (French: [iv mɔ̃tɑ̃]; 13 October 1921 – 9 November 1991), was an Italian-French actor and singer.

Early life

Montand was born Ivo Livi in Monsummano Terme, Italy, to Giovanni Livi, a broom manufacturer, and Giuseppina Simoni, a devout Catholic, while her husband held strong Communist beliefs. Montand's family left for France in 1923 because of Italy's Fascist regime. He grew up in Marseille, where, as a young man, he worked in his sister's beauty salon (Salon de Coiffure), and later on the docks. He began a career in show business as a music-hall singer. In 1944, he was discovered by Édith Piaf in Paris and she made him part …Read more on Wikipedia