Sacha Distel

Sacha Distel

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 22 Jul 2004 (aged 71)
Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Burial Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Memorial ID 9173413 · View Source
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French Singer. He is best remembered for his song "Scoubidou (pommes et poires)." He was the nephew or Ray Ventura and worked as a guitarist in his orchestra. Later, he began a noted career as a singer, with songs such as "La Belle Vie" (adapted for Frank Sinatra as The Good Life), "Le Soleil de ma Vie," "Mon Beau Chapeau," "Monsieur Cannibal" and "Tout la Pluie Tombe sur moi." He also appeared in a few films such as "Zazie dans le metro" (1960), "La Bonne Soupe" (1963) and "Sans Mobile Apparent" (1971). He wrote his autobiography "Les Pendules à l'Heure." He is buried in a family vault of his in-laws, parents of his wife Francine Bréaud who was a former ski champion.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 22 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9173413
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sacha Distel (29 Jan 1933–22 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9173413, citing Distel Family Estate Grounds, Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .