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Franck Pourcel

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French violinist Franck Pourcel is best-known for his jazzy string agreements of pop strikes, in addition to his lush easy hearing agreements and film ratings. Initially, Pourcel examined classical violin on the Paris Conservatoire, but he discovered the allure of jazz amazing. Specifically, he was an idol of Stephane Grappelli. Pursuing his research, he became a member of several jazz combos, which led him to his function as the head from the French Fiddlers, whom he became a member of in the past due ’40s. The French Fiddlers had been several violinists that performed jazzy variations of classical quantities or classical agreements of pop and jazz music. They agreed upon to Pathe-Marconi and continuing to refine their audio so they can reach a broader market. The group gained their first strike in 1952 using a edition of “Blue Tango.” In 1959, the French Fiddlers ‘”Just You” that highlighted a prominent defeat; appropriately, it had been acknowledged to Franck Pourcel & His Rockin’ Strings. It had been an audio that became very popular through the ’60s, though often other musicians had been more lucrative with it than Pourcel. Certainly, “Just You” was his just U.S. TOP hit. Even so, he as well as the Fiddlers — who documented under a number of brands — marketed over 15 million information internationally by the first ’70s. Pourcel continuing to record easy hearing albums and compose film ratings through the entire ’70s and in to the ’80s.

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Full Name Franck Pourcel
Date Of Birth August 14, 1913
Died November 12, 2000, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Profession Composer, Conductor, Bandleader
Education Conservatoire de Paris
Nationality American, French
Albums New Sound Tangos, French Sax, Dancing In The Sun/And Now..., Originals Classics, Vol.1, Franck Pourcel, Amour, danse et violons n°35, Amour, danse et violons n°36, The Franck Pourcel Sound, This Is Pourcel/Cole Porter Story, Viennese Waltzes, Franck Pourcel: Originals, Vol. 3, Amour, danse et violons n°38, My Paris, Pourcel of Paris, Frank Pourcel. 60 Greatest Hits, Valse Vieneses, Classiques pour rêver, Maestro Pourcel: Who Else?, Françoise's Favorites, Frank Pourcel. 30 Grandes Éxitos, Franck Pourcel : Originals, vol. 8, Originals volume one, Cinma 1, Franck Pourcel et son Orchestre: Les plus belles danses, Cuando Calienta el Sol, Vivre et laisser mourir, Je pars / Mon manège à moi (Mono Version), Addinsell: Concerto de Varsovie (Mono Version), Mon Coeur Est Un Violon, Les enfants oubliés / Que toi (Mono Version), Pages célèbres (Stereo Version), L'herbe du printemps / Un p'tit peu d'argent (Mono version), Amo a París, The Collection Volume One, Love Story, Le meilleur de la chanson française - Les plus belles mélodies françaises, Panorama, The essential-36 hits-, L'étranger au paradis (Mono version), Vivre avec toi (Mono Version), Amour danse et violons, No. 5, C'est magnifique / Tu peux chercher (Mono Version), Amour, danse et violons no. 4 (Mono Version), Ballade irlandaise / Mon cœur au Portugal (Mono Version), L'eau vive / J'avais rêvé d'un ange (Mono Version), Petite Fleur, Pages célèbres, vol. 2 (Mono version), Paris (Remasterisé en 2013), Les enchaînés / Donne ton cœur (Mono Version), The Collection Volume Two, Buenas Noches Mi Amor (Mono Version)


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kiki, el amor se hace 2016 "Esto es el amor" / performer: "Africa L'Étè Indien"
Divendres 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
De wereld draait door 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Quixote's Island 2011 music: "I will follow him"
All About Steve 2009 writer: "I Will Follow Him"
Hachaverim Shel Naor 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jui oi nui yun kau muk kong 2006 music: "I Will Follow Him"
The Sopranos 2001 TV Series music - 1 episode
Pourquoi pas moi? 1999 writer: "I Will Follow Him" - as J. W. Stole
Stiff Upper Lips 1998 arranger: "La Danza" / performer: "La Danza"
Liian paksu perhoseksi 1998 TV Movie arranger: "Turkish Rondo" / performer: "Turkish Rondo"
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit 1993 writer: "I Will Follow Him"
Sister Act 1992 writer: "I Will Follow Him 'Chariot'" - as J.W. Stole
Goodfellas 1990 writer: "I Will Follow Him" - as J.W. Stole
The Hollywood Knights 1980 music: "I Will Follow Him"
I mama menya prostit 1975 Short performer: "Manchester et Liverpool"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1972 TV Special performer: "Comé-comédie"
Satans Lust 1971 music: "I Will Follow Him" - uncredited
The Neon Palace 1971 music: "I Will Follow Him"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1971 TV Special performer: "Un jardin sur la terre"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1970 TV Special performer: "Marie-Blanche"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1969 TV Special performer: "Un Jour, Un Enfant"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1966 TV Special performer: "Chez nous"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1965 TV Special performer: "N'avoue jamais"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1964 TV Special performer: "Le Chant de Mallory"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1963 TV Special performer: "Elle était si jolie"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1962 TV Special performer: "Un premier amour"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1961 TV Special performer: "Sehnsucht", "Einmal sehen wir uns wieder", "Printemps, avril carillonne"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1960 TV Special performer: "Tom Pillibi"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 TV Special performer: "Oui, oui, oui, oui", "Mon ami Pierrot", "Heute Abend wollen wir tanzen geh'n", "Augustin", "Irgendwoher", "Der K und K Kalypso aus Wien"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1958 TV Special performer: "Dors, mon amour"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1956 TV Special performer: "Le temps perdu", "Il est là"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Schulmeister, espion de l'empereur 1971 TV Series
Les Arnaud 1967
L'auberge de la licorne 1966 TV Series
La balsamine 1962 TV Series

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Esta noche con... 1970 TV Series
Ann 1967 TV Movie

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Eurovision Song Contest 1963 TV Special conductor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Champs-Elysées 1984 TV Series Himself
Musik ist Trumpf 1978 TV Series Singer
Especial Nochevieja 1972 1973 TV Movie Himself - Performer
The Eurovision Song Contest 1972 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1971 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
Les étoiles de la chanson 1971 TV Series Himself
Musique s'il vous plaît 1970 TV Series Himself / Conductor
The Eurovision Song Contest 1970 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1969 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
Tessa 1968 TV Movie Himself
Voilà, voilà 1967 TV Movie Himself
The Eurovision Song Contest 1967 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1966 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1965 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1964 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1963 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1962 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1961 TV Special Himself - Musical director and conductor: Austria, Germany and France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1960 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 TV Special Himself - Musical director and conductor: France, Monaco, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and Austria
The Eurovision Song Contest 1958 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France
The Eurovision Song Contest 1956 TV Special Himself - Conductor: France

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