Jacques Dutronc

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Pop Singer
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Date of Birth April 28, 1943
Place of Birth France
Age 77 years old
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Jacques Dutronc

Jacques Dutronc is a French singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer, and actor. He has been married to singer Françoise Hardy since 30 March 1981 and the two have a son. He also has been a longtime songwriting collaborator with Jacques Lanzmann. Some of Dutronc's best-known hits include "Il est cinq heures, Paris s'éveille", "Le Responsable", and "Les Cactus". Dutronc played guitar in the rock group El Toro et les Cyclones. He wrote successful songs for Françoise Hardy in the 1960s before moving on to pursue a successful solo career. His music incorporated traditional French pop and French rock as well as styles such as psychedelic rock and garage rock. He later branched out into film acting, starting in 1973. He earned a Cesar for Best Actor for the leading role in Van Gogh, which was directed by Maurice Pialat.

Born: Apr 28, 1943, Paris, France
Genres: French pop, French rock, Chanson, Yé-yé, Garage rock, Psychedelic rock
Instruments: Guitar, piano, drums, percussions, bass, accordion, recorder, sitar, banjo, ukulele
Years active: 1961–present
Associated acts: El Toro et les Cyclones
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About Jacques Dutronc

French singer, guitarist, and actor who played the role of Bertrand Lannie in the film Summer Things alongside Charlotte Rampling.

Before Fame

He played guitar in the rock group El Toro et les Cyclones.

Achievement

He portrayed Van Gogh in a film by the same name, directed by Maurice Pialat.

Family Life

He had a son with his wife Francoise Hardy, who he married in 1981.

Associations

He played the role of Paul in the film Slow Motion, directed by Jean Luc Godard.

Information related to Jacques Dutronc

  • French pop - French pop music is pop music sung in the French language. It is usually performed by singers from France, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, or any of the other francophone areas of the world.
  • French rock - French rock is a form of rock music produced in France, primarily with lyrics in the French language.
  • Yé-yé - Yé-yé was a style of pop music that emerged from Southern Europe in the early 1960s. The term "yé-yé" was derived from the English term "yeah! yeah!", popularized by British beat music bands such as the Beatles.
  • Jacques Lanzmann - Jacques Lanzmann was a French journalist, writer and lyricist. He is best known as a novelist and for his songwriting partnership with Jacques Dutronc.
  • Garage rock musicians
  • French rock singers
  • Psychedelic rock musicians
  • Lycée Condorcet alumni
  • Male actors from Paris
  • French male singers
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Latest information about Jacques Dutronc updated on January 16, 2021.

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