Gigi (song)

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"Gigi" is the title song from the 1958 Academy Award-winning film, directed by Vincente Minnelli. It was written by Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner, sung by Louis Jourdan in the film.[1][2] It then went on to win the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1958.[1][3]

A cover version by Billy Eckstine peaked at #8 in the UK Singles Chart in 1959.[1] Sergio Franchi recorded the song in England with Wally Stott on his 1964 RCA Victor Red Seal album Women in My Life.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 135. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Gigi [Original Soundtrack]". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  3. ^ "31st Academy Awards Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  4. ^ Sergio Franchi