Maurice Chevalier


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Noun1.Maurice Chevalier - French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)Maurice Chevalier - French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
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The Royalty was opened on October 20, 1930 with Maurice Chevalier starring in The Love Parade.
High on his list of Nazi collaborators was French actor Maurice Chevalier, star of such movie musicals as Love Me Tonight and The Merry Widow (before the war) and Gigi and Can-Can (after the war).
Sablon was acclaimed one of the top male French singers, considered second only in lifetime popularity to Maurice Chevalier. "His records sold in the millions around the world and he is the French equivalent of America's Bing Crosby.
"Thank heaven for little girls," go the first few bars of an old Maurice Chevalier song.
He made more than 60 films and wrote songs for many other artists such as Edith Piaf and Maurice Chevalier.
But his earliest inspirations were singers, notably French stars Charles Trenet, Edith Piaf and Maurice Chevalier. "Trenet for his writing, Piaf for her pathos and Chevalier for his professionalism," he told The New York Times in 1992, "and all three for their tremendous presence on stage."
Aznavour began his career peddling his music to French artists of the 1940s and 1950s such as Edith Piaf, Maurice Chevalier and Charles Trenet.
| THE Royalty opened on October 20, 1930 with Maurice Chevalier in The Love Parade.
1888: Maurice Chevalier, French entertainer, was born in Paris.
1888: Maurice Chevalier, legendary French entertainer and actor, was born in Paris.
The likes of Gracie Fields, Paul Robeson and Maurice Chevalier appeared there long before the pop and rock acts arrived on the scene.