Fud Leclerc

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Fud LeClerc
Fud LeClerc at the Eurovision Song Contest 1958
Fud LeClerc at the Eurovision Song Contest 1958
Born Fernand Urbain Dominic Leclercq
1924
Montluçon, Auvergne, France
Died 20 September 2010(2010-09-20) (age 85-86)
Nationality  Belgium
Occupation singer

Fud LeClerc (1924 – 20 September 2010) was a Belgian singer, who was also the pianist of Juliette Gréco. Born Fernand Urbain Dominic Leclercq, LeClerc had a career as a pianist, accordionist, song writer and singer before retiring to travel the world. On his return to Belgium he began a new career as a building contractor. More recently, LeClerc was invited to ESC 2005 by the Belgian TV network RTBF as a guest star.

LeClerc represented Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest four times:

Year Song performed
1956 "Messieurs les noyés de la Seine" (The drowned men of the Seine), music by Jean Miret and Jacques Say, lyrics by Robert Montal, placing and score unknown
1958 "Ma petite chatte" (My little darling), music and lyrics by André Dohet, 5th place (of 10), 8 points (90 possible)
1960 "Mon amour pour toi" (My love for you), music by Jacques Say, lyric by Robert Montal, 6th place (of 13), 9 points (120 possible)
1962 "Ton nom" (Your name), music by Eric Channe, lyric by Tony Golan, tied for last place (of 16), 0 points (45 possible)

The song LeClerc performed in the 1962 Contest is notable for being the (joint) first song performed at the Contest that scored zero points.

At the time of his death LeClerc was retired, and living in Brussels.

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Preceded by
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Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
1956 (with Mony Marc)
Succeeded by
Bobbejaan Schoepen
with Straatdeuntje
Preceded by
Bobbejaan Schoepen
with Straatdeuntje
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
1958
Succeeded by
Bob Benny
with Hou toch van mij
Preceded by
Bob Benny
with Hou toch van mij
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
1960
Succeeded by
Bob Benny
with September, gouden roos
Preceded by
Bob Benny
with September, gouden roos
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
1962
Succeeded by
Jacques Raymond
with Waarom?