Jean Dréjac

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Jean Dréjac
BornJean André Jacques Brun
(1921-06-03)June 3, 1921
Grenoble
DiedAugust 11, 2003(2003-08-11) (aged 82)
Paris
Occupationsinger and composer
Years active19402003
AwardsCommandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres
WebsiteJean Dréjac

Jean Dréjac, stage name of Jean André Jacques Brun (born in Grenoble on 3 June 1921 and died in Paris on 11 August 2003) is a French singer and composer.

He is noted for writing the songs "Ah! Le petit vin blanc", "Sous le ciel de Paris" and "La Chansonnette" (for Yves Montand), the French adaptations of "Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots" for Édith Piaf and "Bleu, blanc, blond" for Marcel Amont, and various songs for Serge Reggiani (with Michel Legrand as composer).

He was an adjoint secretary of the Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique from 1967 to 1969, and a vice-president from 1977 to 2002.

He is the father of writer Frédéric Brun, born in 1960 in Paris.

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  • Jean Dréjac (2006). Christian Pirot, ed. Comme elle est longue à mourir ma jeunesse (in French). Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. p. 208. ISBN 9782868082350..
  • Frédéric Brun (2008). Le Roman de Jean (in French). Paris: Stock (publishing house). p. 168. ISBN 9782234060272..

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