Serge Gainsbourg |  Artist

Serge Gainsbourg | Artist

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Serge Gainsbourg was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor, and director born 1928 in Paris. Gainsbourg was initially a cabaret singer but his musical scope expanded to incorporate rock'n'roll, electronica, disco, new wave and reggae. He was always the musical innovator and became one of France's most revered musicians. In terms of recordings, his masterpiece is 1971's Histoire de Melody Nelson, with orchestration by Jean-Claude Vannier. Other outstanding albums include Confidentiel, Initials B.B. and L'homme à tête de chou.

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Related Artists: Jean-Claude Vannier, Jane Birkin, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Michel Colombier