Didier Barbelivien

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Didier Barbelivien
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Background information
Birth name Didier René Henri Barbelivien
Born (1954-03-10) 10 March 1954 (age 60)
Origin Paris, France
Genres Pop music
Occupations Author
Lyricist
Songwriter
Singer
Years active 1974–present[1]

Didier René Henri Barbelivien (born 10 March 1954 in Paris) is a French author, lyricist, songwriter and singer. Beginning in the 1970s, he wrote a number of successful songs for artists such as: Dalida, Johnny Hallyday, Michel Sardou, Daniel Guichard, Claude François, Gilbert Montagné, Sylvie Vartan, Patti Layne, Gilbert Bécaud, Enrico Macias, Demis Roussos, Mireille Mathieu, Hervé Vilard, Michèle Torr, C. Jérôme, Christophe, Julio Iglesias, Sheila, Nicole Croisille, Patricia Kaas, Eric Charden, Jean-Pierre François, Michel Delpech, Philippe Lavil, Elsa, Gérard Lenorman, Ringo, Garou, Corynne Charby, David and Jonathan, and Caroline Legrand among others.

In the 1980s and 1990s, he enjoyed popular success singing his own songs, many of which climbed quickly to the top of the French charts of the era. In the 1990s, he sang several titles with Félix Gray.

He was made Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d'honneur in 2009.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Solo
  • 1980: Elle
  • 1982: Elsa
  • 1985: C'est de quel côté la mer?
  • 1987: Peut-être toi, peut-être une autre
  • 1989: Des mots d'émotion
  • 1995: Que l'amour
  • 1997: Yesterday les Beatles
  • 2001: Chanteur français (FR #130)
  • 2003: Léo
  • 2005: Envoie les clowns (FR #56)
  • 2007: État des lieux: J'écrivais des chansons (FR #96)
  • 2009: Atelier d'artistes (FR #8)
  • 2011: Mes préférences (FR #4)
  • 2013: Dédicacé (FR #27)
as Félix Gray and Didier Barbelivien
  • 1991: Nos amours cassées
as Anaïs et Didier Barbelivien
  • 1992: Vendée 93
  • 1994: Quitter l'autoroute

Singles[edit]

(selective)

as Félix Gray and Didier Barbelivien
  • 1990: "À toutes les filles..." (FR #1)
  • 1990: "Il faut laisser le temps au temps" (FR #1)
  • 1991: "E vado via" (FR #5)
  • 1991: "Nos amours cassées" (FR #20)
as Anaïs et Didier Barbelivien
  • 1992: "Les mariés de Vendée" (FR #2)
  • 1993: "Quitter l'autoroute" (FR #32)
Solo
  • 1993: "Puy du fou" (FR #39)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Décret du 31 décembre 2008 portant promotion et nomination". JORF 2009 (1): 15. 1 January 2009. PREX0828237D. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 

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