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Eddie Barclay

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Eddie Barclay was a People from france piano participant turned record mogul whose flamboyant flair produced him a superstar in his homeland. Given birth to Edouard Ruault in 1921, Barclay was a cocktail jazz pianist before founding Blue Celebrity Records, the to begin several small brands that he’d oversee within the ’50s. In 1960 he consolidated his brands beneath the Barclay name. The label increased to prominence, licensing U.S. produces and creating a solid steady of French celebrities. Charles Aznavour, Eddy Mitchell, Henri Salvador, Frank Alamo, Nicoletta, and Jacques Brel had been all Barclay documenting performers. In 1979 he offered Barclay Information to PolyGram. Often a colourful and flamboyant personality, he continued to some superstar as a celebration web host to France’s biggest superstars. Barclay passed on in-may of 2005 at age 84.

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Full Name Eddie Barclay
Died May 13, 2005, Paris, France
Profession Actor, Music Producer, Businessperson, Pianist, Film Score Composer, Editor
Nationality French
Spouse Tiara Barclay, Caroline Joëlle Giganti, Catherine Louise Reverdy, Danièle Suzanne Henriette Poinsot, Michelle Jeannine Desmazures, Béatrice Chatelier, Marie-Christine Andrée Laurence Steinberg, Nicole Monique Marie Vandenbussche, Michelle Françoise Barraud
Children Guillaume Barclay
Music Songs La valse des lilas, Amouruse, Seule dans la foule, Le dragoon, Midnight Rendezvous, Theme De Bob, Madrid, Madrid, Go! Go! Twist, Chiens perdus sans collier, Le Tango De L'èlèphant, Si Tu M'Aimais, Femme de Rochas, Gardenia de Chanel, Réplique de Raphael, Enfin le printemps, Vol du dragon, Le Coeur Qui Bat, Play the Thing, Jolie madame de Balmain, Moustache de Rochas, Ode de Guerlain, Tic Tac Tango, Ma griffe de Carven, Valse Des Lilas, Stars Shine In Your Eyes, Je Veux Te Dire Adieu, Travaux forcés, Manuel Benitez "El Cordobes", Les Lavandières Du Portugal, Canasta de Fath, Vacances à Venise, La Ballade Des Truands
Albums Paris for Lovers, The Kissing Dance, Tu n'as pas très bon caractère (Mono Version), Highlights Of Eddie Barclay, Bras dessus, bras dessous (Mono version), Eddie Barclay - Best Recordings, Music to Make Her Yours, L'arme à gauche (Cinema), The Big Bands Collection, Vol. 19/23: Eddie Barclay - Confetti, Oh Quelle Nuit, Film Festival at Cannes, Plays Today's Paris, Eddie Barclay et son grand orchestre (6 Hits), Musirama, Leisure Time, Essentials of Eddie Barclay (Mono Version), Je Vais Revoir Ma Blonde, Parfums, Julie la rousse (Mono version), Play the Thing, Venus, Confetti, Et Voilà !, Best of Eddie Barclay (Mono Version), Dancing Party, Volume 6 (disc 1), Vintage Dance Orchestras Nº 55 - EPs Collectors "La Cucaracha, Samba, Samba, Samba"
Movies Bob le flambeur, The Dictator's Guns, Temptation, Vice Squad, Every Day Has Its Secret


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1 Was a jazz pianist and a music producer who started his own production company that gave such French singers as Jacques Brel and Charles Aznavour their start. He also gave a young Quincy Jones a start in the business when he hired him as his company's musical director when he was 24 years old.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voyage en Chine 2015 "Vesoul"
Tipat Mazal 1992 lyrics: "Mustapha" / music: "Mustapha"
The Two Ronnies 1975 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Long Live Death 1971 writer: "Siesta" - as Édouard Ruault
The Eurovision Song Contest 1970 TV Special music: "Marlène"
The Danny Kaye Show 1965 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Toute la Chanson TV Series music - 1 episode, 1960 performer - 1 episode, 1960

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Dictator's Guns 1965
FX 18 1964
Ski du monde 1963 Documentary short
Soleil à Fréjus 1961 Documentary short
Brigade des moeurs 1959
Temptation 1959
Chaque jour a son secret 1958
Bob le Flambeur 1956

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le petit Mitchell illustré 1981 TV Movie
Pourquoi Paris? 1962
Brigade des moeurs 1959 Le chef d'orchestre

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vivement dimanche 2001 TV Series Himself
Zone interdite 1995 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest
Vincent à l'heure 1994 TV Series Himself
Les gars de la Une 1988 TV Movie Himself
Cadet Rousselle 1972 TV Series Himself
Le grand échiquier 1972 TV Series Himself
Gala de l'union 1971 TV Series Himself
Seize millions de jeunes 1968 TV Series documentary
Pariser Journal 1966 TV Series documentary Himself
Secret File 1413 1962 Himself (as Eddie Barclay et son orchestre)
Toute la Chanson 1960 TV Series Himself

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