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Renaud Pierre Manuel Séchan (French pronunciation: ​[ʁəno pjɛʁ manɥɛl seʃɑ̃]), known as Renaud (French: [ʁəno] (listen)), born 11 May 1952, is a popular French singer, songwriter and actor. His characteristically 'broken' voice makes for a very distinctive vocal style. Several of his songs are popular classics in France, including the sea tale "Dès que le vent soufflera", the irreverent "Laisse béton", the ballad "Morgane de toi" and the nostalgic "Mistral gagnant". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Renaud has received more than 289,081 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Renaud is the 830th most popular singer (down from 776th in 2019), the 3,293rd most popular biography from France (down from 2,896th in 2019) and the 51st most popular French Singer.

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Among singers, Renaud ranks 830 out of 3,541Before him are Bill Medley, María Dolores Pradera, Keith Urban, Jetty Paerl, Şivan Perwer, and Serhat. After him are Emma Calvé, Adam Lambert, Arash, Rita Coolidge, Shakin' Stevens, and Jisoo.

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Among people born in 1952, Renaud ranks 217Before him are Gregory David Roberts, Benny Urquidez, Péter Erdő, George Gervin, Paul Reubens, and Kees Kist. After him are Thierry Lhermitte, Moya Brennan, Adi Shamir, Krystyna Janda, Abdalá Bucaram, and Jorge Olguín.

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In France

Among people born in France, Renaud ranks 3,293 out of 5,234Before him are Albin Lermusiaux (1874), Gabrielle Wittkop (1920), Philippe Édouard Léon Van Tieghem (1839), Edmund, Earl of Rutland (1443), Maurice Germot (1882), and Jean Victoir Audouin (1797). After him are Emma Calvé (1858), Françoise d'Eaubonne (1920), Lucien Tesnière (1893), Thierry Lhermitte (1952), Georges Marchal (1920), and Didier Six (1954).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Renaud ranks 51Before him are Blondel de Nesle (1155), Brigitte Fontaine (1939), Edita Piekha (1937), Hugues Aufray (1929), Patachou (1918), and Michèle Arnaud (1919). After him are Emma Calvé (1858), Michel Delpech (1946), Serge Lama (1943), Indila (1984), Alain Bashung (1947), and Claude Nougaro (1929).

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