Charles Trenet

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Birthday
18, 1913
Birthplace
Narbonne, France
Death Date
Feb 19, 2001 (87)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1913
Birthplace
Narbonne, France
Death Date
Feb 19, 2001 (87)

About

French swing musician during the 1930s to 1950s who was known for his surreal lyrics and for the songs "Boum!" and "La Mer."

Before Fame

He studied art in Berlin and Paris before finding his passion for music.

Trivia

He enjoyed American fame after World War II, performing in New York and in Hollywood.

Family Life

He never married and was an only child.

Associated With

His song "La Mer" was performed by Bobby Darin under the title, "Beyond the Sea."