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Marcel Amont

Marcel Amont

French singer

Dead at 93 years
He is born 93 years, 11 months and 16 days ago
Death date

He is dead since 12 days
Bordeaux, France
Nationality: french France
Singers » French singers
Birth sign: Aries
Chinese birth sign: Snake
Born the same day: 04/1/1929
Milan Kundera

Marcel Amont (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɛl amɔ̃]; born Marcel Jean-Pierre Balthazar Miramon [maʁsɛl ʒɑ̃ pjɛʁ baltazaʁ miʁamɔ̃]; 1 April 1929 – 8 March 2023) was a French singer and actor of the 1960s and 1970s. Amont also recorded in Occitan and promoted Bearn culture from the 1950s.

Amont was one of the most popular singers in France, and the most prolific of the French language with many years of career. He sold 300 million albums, recorded 30 albums, 79 singles 126 ep's, 11 compilations and about 1,000 songs in different languages (English, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, German, Irish and Spanish).

Amont is known for having performed songs by composers such as Georges Brassens, Léo Ferré and Georges Moustaki. Inspired by American pop and jazz in the style of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Andy Williams. He recorded international hits such as "Blue, bland, blond", "L'amour ça fait passer le temps", "Ballade pour l'espagnol", "Le plus beau tango du monde" and "Cathy, fais-moi danser". His famous song entitled "Un Mexicain" reached number 1 on the charts in France. He also made films and was director of soundtracks.

Source : Wikipedia