Pascal Sevran

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Pascal Sevran
Pascal Sevran 31102003.jpg
In 2003
Background information
Birth name Jean-Claude Jouhaud
Born (1945-10-16)16 October 1945
Paris, France
Died 9 May 2008(2008-05-09) (aged 62)
Limoges, France
Genres Chanson,
Occupations Singer
TV shows
Songs Writer
Book Writer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1979–2007

Pascal Sevran (16 October 1945 – 9 May 2008) was a French TV presenter and author.

Biography[edit]

Son of a communist taxi driver, and a Spanish tailor, Pascal Sevran was born on 16 October 1945 in Paris. His real name was Jean-Claude Jouhaud. He worked as a song-writer, a singer, a TV presenter, and an author. He was openly gay.[1] He was involved in a racist controversy when he blamed the "black penis" for famine in Africa.[2] He died on 9 May 2008 in Limoges.

Biography[edit]

As Book Author[edit]

  • 1979 : Le Passé Supplémentaire
  • 1980 : Vichy Dancing
  • 1982 : Un garçon de France
  • 1995 : Tous les bonheurs sont provisoires
  • 1998 : Mitterrand, les autres jours about his friendship with François Mitterrand
  • 2006 : Journal (personal dairy)

As songwriter[edit]

He wrote many songs, including :

  • Il venait d'avoir 18 ans
  • Comme disait Mistinguett for Dalida
  • C'est à Brasilia

As TV show presenter[edit]

  • from 1984 to 1991 : La chance aux chansons (chance to songs) on TF1 channel, then from 1991 to 2000 on France 2 channel.
  • Chanter la vie Sing the life
  • Entrée d'Artiste, his last TV show, stopped in 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pascal Sevran (– Scholar search), 1 June 2008, retrieved 6 August 2008 [dead link][dead link]
  2. ^ Racism Unfiltered in France

External links[edit]