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Vincent Scotto

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Within a marvelous career that spanned the enchanted many years of the French belle époque, the fantastic songwriter/operetta composer Vincent Scotto kept a cautious distance from high French culture, choosing instead to recognize using the language and music from the cafés, the road, as well as the countryside. Scotto’s probably 4,000 tracks certainly are a monument of French well-known music, while several his 60 favorite operettas remain performed even today. The tracks typically exude the cosmopolitan atmosphere he breathed in Paris, as the operettas burst using the charms and shades of Provence, his birthplace. Scotto was created in 1876 in Marseilles to Neapolitan immigrants. He started writing tracks as a kid when still simply getting his small fingers around your guitar. He under no circumstances learned to learn music, nevertheless, nor do he receive any significant formal schooling, and was often reliant on others to transcribe his functions. While still an adolescent, Scotto rocketed to popularity when the well-known singer Polin found his tune Le navigatore and, beneath the name La petite Tonkinoise, were able to ensure it is an enormous strike. After proper relocation to the administrative centre in 1895, Scotto shortly became the very best musichall songwriter, you start with his following big achievement Ah ! si vous voulez de l’amour. His tracks had been performed by such notables as Maurice Chevalier, Tino Rossi, Josephine Baker, and Edith Piaf. Through the 1910s and ’20s, he also constructed many operettas for concerts within the cafés. After time for Marseilles in 1931, he attained the very first in some gigantic successes using the operetta Au will pay du soleil. Within the ’40s, Scotto created a small number of operatic parts in a far more significant musical design. Most effective among these was Violettes impériales of 1948. With the ’30s and ’40s, Scotto also constructed the music for over 200 French movies, including a number of the biggest of the time. The French federal government recognized his achievements using the award of Chevalier from the Légion d’Honneur. When he passed away in 1952 at age 76, Scotto was still the fountain of melody he previously always been.

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Full Name Vincent Scotto
Date Of Birth April 21, 1874
Died November 15, 1952, Paris, France
Profession Actor, Film Score Composer
Nationality French
Music Songs Sous les ponts de Paris, Ou Est-Il Donc ?, Angèle - Générique, Tema con Variazioni: Tempo di Valzer, Tema con Variazioni: Larghetto Misterioso, Tema con Variazioni: Cadence, César - Musique, Fanny - Musique avec prière de Fanny, Tema con Variazioni: Prestissimo, Fanny - Musique, Tema con Variazioni: Adagio, Fanny - Générique, Tema con Variazioni: Presto, César - Générique, Musique, Angèle - Musique, Tema con Variazioni: Moderato
Albums Les plus grands chantent Vincent Scotto
Movies The Ways of Love


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Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La rosière des Halles 1935
Bonne chance! 1935
Bout de chou 1935
Marseille 1935 Short
Tren de las 8'47 1934
Zouzou 1934 as Scotto
Famille nombreuse 1934
Trois de la marine 1934
Minuit... place Pigalle 1934
Les bleus de la marine 1934
Angele 1934
Le train de huit heures quarante-sept 1934
Une nuit de folies 1934
Jofroi 1934
Léopold le bien-aimé 1934
L'affaire Sternberg 1934 Short
Au pays du soleil 1933
Bach millionnaire 1933
Le gendre de Monsieur Poirier 1933
The Death Agony of the Eagles 1933
Tire au flanc 1933
Marie, légende hongroise 1933
Clochard 1932
Maruche 1932 Short
Pomme d'amour 1932
Toine 1932
Spring Shower 1932
Fanny 1932
Embrassez-moi 1932
Aux urnes, citoyens! 1932
Promenade en Chine 1932 Documentary
Die Abenteurerin von Tunis 1931
The Story of the Fox 1930
The Sweetness of Loving 1930
Sous les toits de Paris 1930
Anatole chéri 1954
Quand te tues-tu? 1953
Le curé de Saint-Amour 1952
Buridan, héros de la tour de Nesle 1952
Trois vieilles filles en folie 1952
Ce coquin d'Anatole 1951
Les petites Cardinal 1951
L'étrange Madame X 1951
Le don d'Adèle 1951
Trois marins dans un couvent 1950
Minne 1950
Au p'tit zouave 1950
Un trou dans le mur 1950
Le bout de la route 1949
Ma tante d'Honfleur 1949
L'échafaud peut attendre 1949
Piège à hommes 1949
Si ça peut vous faire plaisir 1948
Femme sans passé 1948
Colomba 1948
Le diamant de cent sous 1948
Le charcutier de Machonville 1947
Counter Investigation 1947
L'homme traqué 1947
Un sourire dans la nature 1947 Short
Le cabaret du grand large 1946
Master Love 1946
L'affaire du Grand Hôtel 1946
Sérénade aux nuages 1946
Au pays des cigales 1946
Faut ce qu'il faut 1946
120, rue de la Gare 1946
Naïs 1945
Les cadets de l'océan 1945
L'aventure est au coin de la rue 1944
Mon amour est près de toi 1943
Domino 1943
Le mistral 1943
La femme perdue 1942
Romance à trois 1942
La loi du printemps 1942
Chambre 13 1942
Le briseur de chaînes 1941
Madame Sans-Gêne 1941
L'étrange Suzy 1941
Saturnin de Marseille 1941
Un chapeau de paille d'Italie 1941
The Well-Digger's Daughter 1940
Bach en correctionnelle 1940
Le roi des galéjeurs 1940
Monsieur Brotonneau 1939
Ma tante dictateur 1939
Vous seule que j'aime 1939
Les gangsters du château d'If 1939
Terra di fuoco 1939 1942
Une java 1939
Deux de la réserve 1938
Merlusse 1938
Une femme a menti 1938 Short
Prince de mon coeur 1938
Le ruisseau 1938 uncredited
Les rois de la flotte 1938
La vie des artistes 1938 Documentary
The Baker's Wife 1938
Algiers 1938
Trois artilleurs en vadrouille 1938
Les femmes collantes 1938
La rue sans joie 1938
Ça... c'est du sport 1938
Si tu reviens 1938
Le monsieur de 5 heures 1938
Titin des Martigues 1938
Mirages 1938
Piroulirouli 1938 Short
Monsieur Bégonia 1937
The Kiss of Fire 1937
Un coup de rouge 1937
Le fauteuil 47 1937
Sarati, le terrible 1937
Le cantinier de la coloniale 1937
Cinderella 1937
Blanchette 1937
Trois artilleurs au pensionnat 1937
Gigolette 1937
Pépé le Moko 1937 music
Josette 1937
Romarin 1937
Topaze 1936
Aventure à Paris 1936
Bach détective 1936
César 1936
Au son des guitares 1936
Coup de vent 1936
Marinella 1936
Les gaîtés de la finance 1936
La marraine de Charley 1936
Couturier de mon coeur 1935
Son excellence Antonin 1935
Arènes joyeuses 1935
Un soir de bombe 1935
Cigalon 1935

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The End of the Tour 2015 writer: "Algiers" - uncredited
Diplomatie 2014 music: "J'ai deux amours"
Le Boeuf clandestin 2013 TV Movie music: "Tchi-tichi", "Le plus beau tango du monde"
Jo 2013 TV Series music - 1 episode
La fille du puisatier 2011 "Foolin' Myself" / writer: "J'ai révé d'une fleur"
Elle s'appelait Sarah 2010 music: "La Java Bleue" / performer: "La Java Bleue" / writer: "La Java Bleue"
Four Lovers 2010 writer: "Où est-il donc ?"
Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec 2010 music: "J'ai Deux Amours"
From Paris with Love 2010 music: "J'ai Deux Amours"
Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life 2010 writer: "La Java Bleue"
Três Irmãs 2008 TV Series music: "J'ai Deux Amours"
Blind Date 2007/I writer: "Chant d'amour de Tahiti" 1937
La Vie en Rose 2007 writer: "Les Mômes de La Cloche"
Mon colonel 2006 music: "Caroline, Caroline"
Les enfants du pays 2006 music: "Sous les ponts de Paris"
The Science of Sleep 2006 music: "J'ai Deux Amours"
Un coin d'Azur 2005 TV Movie writer: "Chanson pour Nina", "Coeur en chômage", "Pescadore, addio l'amor", "Après toi, je n'aurai plus d'amour"
Shall We Dance 2004 writer: "Under the Bridges of Paris" 1914
L'enquête corse 2004 writer: "Marinella"
EuroTrip 2004 music: "Prosper"
Resisting Paradise 2003 Documentary music: "Sous les ponts de Paris"
The Quiet American 2002 music: "J'ai Deux Amours"
Charlotte Gray 2001 writer: "La Java Bleue"
La chance aux chansons 1988-1999 TV Series music - 3 episodes
Agnes Browne 1999 music: "Sous les ponts de Paris"
Same Old Song 1997 music: "J'ai Deux Amours" / writer: "Je ne suis pas bien portant"
Sunday 1997 writer: "Où est il donc ?" - as Scott
Sabrina 1995 "L'Amour est une étoile"
The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994 1994 TV Special music: "Sous les ponts de Paris"
Household Saints 1993 writer: "Vieni Su"
Après l'amour 1992 writer: "L'etrange Madame X"
Jacquot de Nantes 1991 music: "Après toi je n'aurai plus d'amour" / writer: "Caroline, Caroline"
The Josephine Baker Story 1991 TV Movie music: "J'ai Deux Amours", "La Petite Tonkinoise"
Ras-le-bol sous les ponts de Paris 1985 Short music: "Sous les ponts de Paris"
Dimanche Martin 1985 TV Series music - 1 episode
Déi zwéi vum Bierg 1985 TV Movie music: "Sous les ponts de Paris"
'Allo 'Allo! 1982-1984 TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Parade of Stars 1983 TV Movie music: "J'ai Deux Amours"
The Agatha Christie Hour 1982 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The 35th Annual Tony Awards 1981 TV Special music: "It's Delightful to be Married"
Ça peut pas être l'hiver, on n'a même pas eu d'été 1980 music: "La petite Tonkinoise"
Forbidden Zone 1980 writer: "La Petite Tonkinoise"
La marge 1976 writer: "Où est-il donc ?"
Aces High 1976 writer: "Under the Bridges of Paris" - uncredited
L'Ibis rouge 1975 music: "Marinella" - uncredited
Le viager 1972 music: "Le plus beau de tous les tangos du monde"
Les Français écrivent aux Shadoks 1969 TV Series documentary short music - 1 episode
Je connais une blonde 1963 TV Movie music: "Le petit objet"
Airs de France 1960-1961 TV Series music - 2 episodes
Trente-Six Chandelles 1957-1958 TV Series music - 2 episodes
La violetera 1958 writer: "Bajo los puentes de París"
La joie de vivre 1954 TV Series music - 1 episode
Storm över Tjurö 1954 writer: "Celle que j'aime est parmi vous"
Ikiru 1952 music: "J'ai Deux Amours"
Ce coquin d'Anatole 1951 writer: "La rue de la gaîté"
L'art vivant 1950 Documentary short music: "Sous les ponts de Paris"
Glada paraden 1948 writer: "Celle que j'aime est parmi vous"
It's a Wonderful Life 1946 music: "Vieni, vieni" 1884 - uncredited
Destins 1946 music: "J'a d' l'amour"
Sérénade aux nuages 1946 lyrics: "Tango d'un soir" / music: "Tango d'un soir"
The French Way 1945 writer: "MON COEUR EST UN OISEAU DES ILES"
Love Crazy 1941 writer: "It's Delightful to Be Married" 1907 - uncredited
The Rules of the Game 1939 writer: "A Barbizon" - uncredited
Une java 1939 writer: "La Java bleue" - uncredited
The Isle of Pingo Pongo 1938 Short music: "Vieni, vieni" - uncredited
The Major Lied 'Til Dawn 1938 Short music: "Vieni, vieni" - uncredited
Algiers 1938 music: "C'est la vie" 1938 - uncredited
Have You Got Any Castles? 1938 Short music: "Vieni, vieni" - uncredited
A Star Is Hatched 1938 Short music: "Vieni, vieni" - uncredited
Jungle Jitters 1938 Short music: "Vieni, vieni" - uncredited
Carl Hoff and Orchestra 1938 Short music: "Vieni, vieni" - uncredited
The Candid Kid 1938 Short music: "Vieni, vieni" - uncredited
Porky at the Crocadero 1938 Short music: "Vieni, vieni" - uncredited
Piroulirouli 1938 Short music: "Piroulirouli"
Shirobara wa sakedo 1937 music: "La Petite Tonkinoise"
Josette 1937 music: "C'est la fête à tante Aurore", "Célestine"
L'homme du jour 1937 music: "Prosper"
Au son des guitares 1936 music: "Loin des Guitares"
Kvartetten som sprängdes 1936 writer: "Celle que j'aime est parmi vous"
The Great Ziegfeld 1936 music: "It's Delightful to Be Married" 1907 - uncredited
Marinella 1936 music: "Marinella"
Arènes joyeuses 1935 music: "Adieu, Venise provençale" Lyrics written by nm0019549 and nm0765730 / writer: "Adieu, Venise provençale" Lyrics written by nm0019549 and nm0765730
Justin de Marseille 1935 music: "Premier amour"
Zouzou 1934 music: "Haiti" - uncredited
Au pays du soleil 1933 music: "J'ai rêvé d'une fleur", "Miette"
Prestige 1932 writer: "It's Delightful to Be Married" 1907 - uncredited

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Un de la Canebière 1981 TV Movie music by
Ça peut pas être l'hiver, on n'a même pas eu d'été 1980 composer: song "La petite Tonkinoise"
Airs de France TV Series music by - 1 episode, 1961 stock music - 1 episode, 1960
Les fortiches 1961 music by
Trois de la Canebière 1956 music by
Au pays du soleil 1951 music by
Un de la Canebière 1937 music by
Kvartetten som sprängdes 1936 composer: additional music
Debout là-dedans! 1935 music supervisor
Justin de Marseille 1935 songs
Cendrillon de Paris 1930 music

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ways of Love 1950 Jofroi
Le fauteuil 47 1937 Lui-même (uncredited)
Jofroi 1934 Jofroi

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La vie des artistes 1938 Documentary Lui-même

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