Louis Bertignac

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Louis Bertignac
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Louis Bertignac in 2006
Background information
Birth nameLouis Laurent Bertignac
Born (1954-02-23) 23 February 1954 (age 65)
Oran, French Algeria
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1973-present
Associated actsTéléphone, Shakin' Street, Bertignac et les Visiteurs

Louis Bertignac (born 23 February 1954) is a French guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. An ex Shakin' Street member and a founding member in 1976 of the rock band Téléphone, he formed Bertignac et les Visiteurs after Téléphone split in 1986. Tony Visconti produced his first solo album, Elle et Louis (1993)[1] and Chris Kimsey the second, '96.

In 2004, he produced, arranged and played guitar on the debut album by Carla Bruni, Quelqu'un m'a dit. Bruni in turn contributed lyrics to 10 of the 12 songs on Bertignac's 2005 album Longtemps.

He performed at Live 8 at the Palace of Versailles on 2 July 2005.


Bertignac et les Visiteurs[edit]

  • Louis Bertignac et les Visiteurs (1987)
  • Rocks (1990)




  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 February 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.discogs.com/artist/Louis+Bertignac

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