b. Jean-Jacques Pascal, 31 March 1944, Danel, France. Pascal absconded from his boarding college to become listed on a circus like a trainee tightrope walker that purpose he assumed his professional name. With numerous troupes, he toured European countries extensively until a major accident while carrying out necessitated 8 weeks in medical center where he started writing tunes. His residual accidental injuries prevented a go back to the high cable and he spent an interval like a repertory acting professional before learning to be a full-time composer and overall performance artist. Success had not been instant but after infiltrating the French strike parade with ‘Je M’en Fous’ in 1962, additional entries such as for example ‘La Plage Aux Romantiques’ and ‘Hop La Tu As Vu’ shown something special for melody – although quality of his lyrics was erratic. The climax of his graph operate was with ‘Les Neiges Du Kilimandjaro’, a significant strike throughout continental European countries. This offered Danel with a company basis for any continued life like a venturing entertainer which, if low-key, continues to be devoid of severe personal traumas and adverse promotion.