Eurovision 2015

Eurovision Winning Composer Hubert Giraud Dies – R.I.P.

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Many people forget the composers and lyricists of the songs that we love to listen to time and time again at the Eurovision Song contest.

So it is sad that we bring you the news of the death of French composer Hubert Giraud. As the age of 94 he passed away in Switzerland today.

His Eurovision credits are vast and illustrious with the honor of the 1958 Eurovision wining song “Dors, mon amour”, performed by André Claveau.

 

His Eurovision credits include 

 

France 1958 – André Claveau – “Dors, mon amour” – 1st place – Lyrcist

France 1959 – Jean Philippe – “Oui, oui, oui, oui” – 3rd Place – Composer

Monaco 1960 – François Deguelt – “Ce soir-là” – 3rd Place – Composer

Monaco 1961 – Colette Deréal – “Allons, allons les enfants” – Composer

France 1967 – Noëlle Cordier – “Il doit faire beau là-bas” – 3rd Place – Composer

Luxembourg 1971 – Monique Melsen – “Pomme, pomme, pomme” – 13th Place – Composer

France 1979 – Anne-Marie David – “Je suis l’enfant soleil” – 3rd Place – Lyricist

Our sympathies go out to the family of Hubert Giraud and we thank him for the music!

 

Author : Jean-François Dejeneffe

Source : Eurovision Ireland

 

 

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