Serge Gainsbourg

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Birthday
2, 1928
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Mar 2, 1991 (62)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1928
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Mar 2, 1991 (62)

About

French artist who has recorded numerous popular genre-spanning albums, as well as starring in films and writing a novel.

Before Fame

Initially interested in composing more than performing, he began releasing his own music in 1958, and gained a reputation for terrific supporting work.

Trivia

His notable series of duets with Brigitte Bardot changed his sound towards the more erotic, come-hither tones, heavy breathing, and suggestive lyrics.

Family Life

His daughter, Charlotte Gainsbourg, became a prominent singer both in Europe and in the U.S.

Associated With

His songs have been samples and covered by artists ranging from Kylie Minogue to LCD Soundsystem, to the hip-hop duo The Beatnuts.

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