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Georges Brassens

1921 - 1981

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Georges Charles Brassens (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔʁʒ(ə) ʃaʁl bʁasɛ̃s], Occitan: [ˈbɾasens]; 22 October 1921 – 29 October 1981) was a French singer-songwriter and poet. As an iconic figure in France, he achieved fame through his elegant songs with their harmonically complex music for voice and guitar and articulate, diverse lyrics. He is considered one of France's most accomplished postwar poets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Brassens has received more than 485,067 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Georges Brassens is the 132nd most popular singer (up from 152nd in 2019), the 865th most popular biography from France (up from 1,016th in 2019) and the 12th most popular French Singer.

Georges Brassens is a French singer-songwriter and poet. He is most famous for his song "Les copains d'abord" which translates to "Friends First."

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Among singers, Georges Brassens ranks 132 out of 3,528Before him are Sandra, Claude François, Britney Spears, Lys Assia, Caterina Valente, and John Lee Hooker. After him are Vicente Fernández, Kris Kristofferson, Thomas Anders, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Little Richard, and Al Jarreau.

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Among people born in 1921, Georges Brassens ranks 39Before him are Patricia Highsmith, Kurt Knispel, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Lana Turner, Vasily Smyslov, and Marija Gimbutas. After him are Dirk Bogarde, Akio Morita, Edgar Morin, Herschel Grynszpan, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, and György Cziffra. Among people deceased in 1981, Georges Brassens ranks 25Before him are Joe Louis, Harold Urey, William Saroyan, Omar Bradley, A. J. Cronin, and Samuel Barber. After him are Joseph Murphy, Karl Böhm, Max Delbrück, Mehmet Shehu, Abel Gance, and Mohammad-Ali Rajai.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Brassens ranks 865 out of 6,011Before him are Gaston Doumergue (1863), Caterina Valente (1931), Danielle Darrieux (1917), Juliette Binoche (1964), Martin Schongauer (1450), and Paul Delaroche (1797). After him are Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille (1713), Magnentius (303), Jacques Anquetil (1934), Raymond of Poitiers (1115), James Tissot (1836), and Michèle Mercier (1939).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Georges Brassens ranks 12Before him are Johnny Hallyday (1943), France Gall (1947), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Françoise Hardy (1944), Maria Malibran (1808), and Caterina Valente (1931). After him are Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Charles Trenet (1913), Manu Chao (1961), Desireless (1952), Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737), and Jacqueline Boyer (1941).