The Shadow Of Your Smile - Franck Pourcel - The Franck Pourcel Sound
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Franck Pourcel 14 August — 12 November was a French composerarranger and conductor of popular music and classical music. Born in Marseille on 11 AugustPourcel started learning the violin at the age of six. Later, Pourcel studied violin at the Conservatoire in Marseille, and also drums because he loved jazzand spent a year in Paris at the Conservatoire. Byhe was working as a violinist in several theaters in Marseille, marrying Odette eight years later.
He then became the musical director for Lucienne Boyerwith whom he went on a world tour. He immigrated to the United States in but returned to France the following year to record "Blue Tango" and the follow-up "Limelight".
Inhe recorded his version of " Only You ", which sold over three million copies byand was awarded a gold disc. Between andhe was the conductor for France at the Eurovision Song Contest with the exceptions of and Four of the songs that he conducted won The Shadow Of Your Smile - Franck Pourcel - The Franck Pourcel Sound place for France.
As a result, France became the most successful country in the contest's early Its Good News Week - Jonathan King - Or Then Again., until Luxembourg matched its four wins in ByPourcel started recording classical music. The song became the main theme for the filmSister Act. Inat the request of Air FrancePourcel composed an The Shadow Of Your Smile - Franck Pourcel - The Franck Pourcel Sound for their new supersonic plane, Concorde.
Pourcel recorded albums, over songs, and he conducted famous orchestras such as London Symphonic OrchestraBBC Orchestra and Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux. His first recordings from to were released under the series Originals. Pourcel recorded until with EMI. He died on 12 November in Neuilly-sur-Seineat the age of 87, from Parkinson's disease.
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