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Claude François - Biography - Professional Career
... Ambitious, François moved to Paris, where there were many more opportunities to pursue his career ... to capitalize on the American dance craze "The Twist", François recorded a song titled "Nabout Twist" that proved a resounding failure. 14 in the Billboard charts in July 1962), but François' rendition titled "Belles Belles Belles" rocked to the top of the French charts, selling close to two million copies and making him an overnight ...
Claude François - Biography - Early Life
... an Italian (Calabrian) mother and a French father, Claude François was born in Egypt, in the city of Ismaïlia, where his father, Aimé François (1908–1961), was working as a shipping traffic controller ... Claude François had an older sister, Josette ( 1934- ), who wrote her memoirs in 2008 ... François' mother, Lucia Mazzeï (1910–1992), also known as Chouffa, was very musical and had her son take piano and violin lessons ...
Jean-François Revel
... Jean-François Revel (19 January 1924, Marseille – 30 April 2006, Kremlin-Bicêtre) was a French journalist, author, prolific philosopher and member of the Académie française from June 1998 ...
François De Salignac De La Mothe-Fénelon
... François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon, more commonly known as François Fénelon (6 August 1651 – 7 January 1715), was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer ...
French National Syndicalism - Beginning (1909)
... The collaboration between the integral nationalism of Action Française and the revolutionary syndicalism of Georges Sorel began in 1909 ... journal of Italian revolutionary syndicalism), an essay admiring Maurras and Action Française ... For example, he claimed that Action Française was the only force capable to fight against democracy ...