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Les Petits Chanteurs ? la Croix de Bois

Founded in 1906, Les Petits Chanteurs ? la Croix des Bois (Small Singers from the Wooden Combination) are renowned among the world’s most set up children’s choirs. Founded by Paul Berthier and Pierre Martin, two learners on holiday at l’Abbeye de Tamie, the Paris-based vacationing choir broke custom with its insufficient affiliation to a specific parish or cathedral. Directed by Dad Fernand Maillet, they shortly developed a global presence because of performances on the Vatican and an appearance in the 1945 film La Cage aux Rossignols, and continuing to remain energetic through the entire 20th hundred years, with vocalist/songwriter Matthieu Chédo, Les Prêtres’ Charles Troesch, and Olympic rowing champ Adrien Hardy among a few of their popular former users. By its centenary yr, that was celebrated with a France2 display offering duets with famous brands Tina Market, Lara Fabian, and Nolwenn Leroy, the choir college had progressed into a full-time educational organization, combining regular research with a worldwide touring schedule. Pursuing numerous legal rows and problems with their landlord, they relocated from Paris to Yonne in 2011, the same yr they scored popular recording with Il Êtait une Fois….

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