Charles Trenet

1913 - 2001

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Louis Charles Augustin Georges Trenet (French pronunciation: ​[lwi ʃaʁl oɡystɛ̃ ʒɔʁʒ tʁene]; 18 May 1913 – 19 February 2001) was a French singer-songwriter, who composed both the music and the lyrics to nearly a thousand songs over a career that lasted more than sixty years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Trenet has received more than 476,472 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Trenet is the 170th most popular singer (down from 150th in 2019), the 1,085th most popular biography from France (down from 1,013th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Singer.

Charles Trenet is most famous for his song "La Mer" which means "The Sea".

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Among singers, Charles Trenet ranks 170 out of 3,528Before him are Eduard Khil, Engelbert Humperdinck, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Ivan Rebroff, Celia Cruz, and Ben E. King. After him are Beniamino Gigli, İbrahim Tatlıses, Barbara Strozzi, Chris Rea, Esma Redžepova, and Manu Chao.

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Among people born in 1913, Charles Trenet ranks 47Before him are Willis Lamb, Gert Fröbe, Luz Long, Mehmet Shehu, Jacobo Árbenz, and Masanobu Fukuoka. After him are Mark Felt, Muddy Waters, Aimé Césaire, Vinicius de Moraes, Mary Ainsworth, and Richard Stone. Among people deceased in 2001, Charles Trenet ranks 33Before him are Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, Douglas Adams, Nikolay Basov, Zhang Xueliang, Gilbert Bécaud, and Clifford Shull. After him are Juan Antonio Villacañas, Morris, Stanley Kramer, Chung Ju-yung, Jacques Mayol, and Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Trenet ranks 1,085 out of 6,011Before him are Jean Gerson (1363), Alice Prin (1901), Jeanne Baret (1740), Henry II, Count of Champagne (1166), Rosa Bonheur (1822), and Pierre Schaeffer (1910). After him are Émile Bernard (1868), Daniel Cohn-Bendit (1945), Bruno Cremer (1929), Jules Renard (1864), Agnes of Poitou (1025), and Claude-Louis Navier (1785).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Charles Trenet ranks 14Before him are Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Françoise Hardy (1944), Maria Malibran (1808), Caterina Valente (1931), Georges Brassens (1921), and Gilbert Bécaud (1927). After him are Manu Chao (1961), Desireless (1952), Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737), Jacqueline Boyer (1941), Barbara (1930), and Théo Sarapo (1936).