Gilbert Bécaud

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Gilbert Bécaud (French pronunciation: ​[ʒil.bɛːʁ be.ko], 24 October 1927 – 18 December 2001) was a French singer, composer, pianist and actor, known as "Monsieur 100.000 Volts" for his energetic performances. His best-known hits are "Nathalie" and "Et Maintenant", a 1961 release that became an English language hit as "What Now My Love". He remained a popular artist for nearly fifty years, identifiable in his dark blue suits, with a white shirt and "lucky tie"; blue with white polka dots. When asked to explain his gift he said, "A flower doesn't understand botany." His favourite venue was the Paris Olympia under the management of Bruno Coquatrix. He debuted there in 1954 and headlined in 1955, attracting 6,000 on his first night, three times the capacity. On 13 November 1997, Bécaud was present for the re-opening of the venue after its reconstruction.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Fais-moi signe Gilbert Bécaud 1
2002 Le Nouvel Album Gilbert Bécaud 1
2009 Gilbert Bécaud: Essential Five (High Quality Restoration Remastering) - EP Gilbert Bécaud 1
2009 Viens Gilbert Bécaud 1
2010 Une histoire d'amour avec le Québec Gilbert Bécaud 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Bécaulogie Gilbert Bécaud 10
1989 Et maintenant... Gilbert Bécaud 1
1989 Je t'appartiens Gilbert Bécaud 1
1991 Disque d'or Gilbert Bécaud 1
1991 L'important c'est la rose Gilbert Bécaud 1
1992 Die großen Erfolge: Die großen Chansons Gilbert Bécaud 1
1992 Single Hits: 1962-1967 Gilbert Bécaud 1
1993 40 ans en chansons Gilbert Bécaud 1
1995 Le Meilleur de Gilbert Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud 1
1995 Les Plus Belles Chansons de Gilbert Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud 2
1996 Beaucoup de Bécaud: 20 chansons indispensables Gilbert Bécaud 1
1996 20 Chansons indispensables Gilbert Bécaud 1
1996 Encore plus de Gilbert Bécaud: 37 chansons essentielles Gilbert Bécaud 1
2003 Nathalie Gilbert Bécaud 1
2003 Becollector Gilbert Bécaud 5
2004 Das Beste auf Deutsch Gilbert Bécaud 1
2004 100 chansons d'or Gilbert Bécaud 1
2004 Het beste van Gilbert Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud 1
2004 Mes mains, la ballade des baladins... Gilbert Bécaud 1
2006 20 chansons d'or Gilbert Bécaud 1
2006 Artistes de légende Gilbert Bécaud 1
2008 Les Plus Belles Chansons de Gilbert Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud 1
2010 The Very Best Of : Gilbert Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud 1
2011 Gilbert Bécaud éternel Gilbert Bécaud 1
Et maintenant Gilbert Bécaud 1
Gilbert Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud 1
Ses plus belles mélodies Gilbert Bécaud 1
Toute la vie en Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud 1

Album + Live + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 BecOlympia : Meilleurs moments à l'Olympia 1955-1983 Gilbert Bécaud 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 Bécaud Olympia Gilbert Bécaud 2
1997 Spectacle de l'Olympia 97 Gilbert Bécaud 1
2002 L'Olympia Gilbert Bécaud 1
Bécolympia Gilbert Bécaud 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1954 Mes Mains / Donne-Moi Gilbert Bécaud 1
Liebe auf Eis Gilbert Bécaud & Ireen Sheer 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1955 Je t’appartiens Gilbert Bécaud 1
1961 Et maintenant Gilbert Bécaud 1
1966 Je partirai Gilbert Bécaud 1

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