Paul de Senneville - Dolannes Melody

Dolannes Melody

The success of Dolannes Melody launched the career of trumpet player Jean-Claude Borelly. The song reached #1 on the charts of France, Switzerland, Belgium and then in Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands. It reached first place in South America and later in Japan.

In 1978, Paul was represented in both France and Monaco in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978 by his composition, Les jardins de Monaco as a duet. He won prestigious awards such as César Award (the French equivalent of the Oscar) for his movie scores. He was bestowed Comte title—a title of French nobility.

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