Jean-Claude Vannier (Born 1943) is a French musician, composer and arranger. He was born during a bomb scare in Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine. Self-taught, he began playing the piano at age 18, later arranging for Michel Magne and Alice Dona, his first notions of orchestration taken from the books of the "Que sais-je ?" collection. Jean Claude Vannier signs the arrangements, composes the musics, writes the words and produces albums of many singers.