Henri Salvador Biography

Born July 18, 1917, in Cayenne, French Guyana.

Deceased February 13, 2008, in Paris.

Famous french musician, singer, autor, composer (500 songs), humourist, TV personality, label manager.

He began his long career playing with his brother André Salvador (2). Then, he has integrated jazz bands (Eddy South, Django Rheinart, Ray Ventura).

He went on with a solo career after world war two and created a lot of classic songs. He's been considered as a pioneer in french rock'n'roll with his friend Boris Vian. He did also founded his own record labels : "Disques Salvador" and "Rigolo"(1964).

During the seventies he sang songs for Disneys cartoons in french language.

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