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François Deguelt

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Name:Louis Deghelt
Born:4-12-1932
Nationality:French
   
National Finals:
ESC Entries:Dis rien (1962)
Ce soir-là (1960)
   
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Biography

Francois Deguelt was a French singer. He gave up his studies to become a cabaret singer in Paris in the early 1950s. In 1956, he was the winner of the Grand Prix du Disque of the Académie Charles Cros. Following a period of military service in Algeria after which Deguelt returned to France. He represented Monaco in the Eurovision Song Contest twice, in 1960 and in 1962. Deguelt’s later successful singles included “Le Ciel, le soleil et la mer” (1965), “Le printemps” (1966), “Minuit, le vent, la nuit” (1968) and “La libération” (1968). He continued to tour and perform on the nostalgia circuit throughout the Francophone world until his death. 

Francois Deguelt died at the age of 81 on  January 22, 2014

Entries

Country:Monaco
Year:1962
Language:French
   
Artist:François Deguelt
Song:Dis rien
Lyrics:René Rouzaud
Composer(s):Henri Salvador
Conductor:Raymond Lefèvre
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:13
Position:2
Running order:16
Country:Monaco
Year:1960
Language:French
   
Artist:François Deguelt
Song:Ce soir-là
Lyrics:Pierre Dorsey
Composer(s):Hubert Giraud
Conductor:Raymond Levèfre
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:15
Position:3
Running order:8
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