Artist

Michel Sardou

2179 Views
Facebook
Twitter
Michel Charles Sardou was born on January 26, 1947 in Paris, France. Son of actors Jackie & Fernand Sardou, he followed his parents on tour. After painful studies, Michel took acting lessons & met Michel Fugain, songwriter of his first songs. He performed in cabarets, signed to Barclay & released his first 7" "Le Madras" in 1965. His fourth 7", "Les Ricains", has been censored on radios because of Vietnam war.

In 1970, his first daughter Sandrine was born & Michel wrote songs with Vline Buggy, Claude François' lyricist. Hits came : "Les Bals Populaires", "Mourir De Plaisir", "J'Habite En France", but later, the audience discovered a popular singer. From 1976 to 1979, he has sung "Le France", "Je Suis Pour" for death penalty, "Le Temps Des Colonies" & "Verdun". Michel talked about hatred & feelings, but he also performed for Les Restos Du Coeur & in 1988, François Mitterrand decorated him "Chevalier De L'Ordre National Du Mérite". Michel is often described as an anti-intellectual, anti-homosexual & leader of the "silent majority".

Michel is also a great performer on stage : he received a Victoire De La Musique for his tour in 1999, with 573,900 spectators. His repertoire doesn't include shocking songs only : one of his greatest hits has been "Les Lacs Du Connemara" in 1981. He has been helped by composer Jacques Revaux & lyricists Pierre Billon & Pierre Delanoë for years & he also been N°2 in France's favourite personalities. In 2004, his album Du Plaisir, with magnificent music & beautiful lyrics, sold 1 million copies. In 2006, his double album Hors Format, with nice lyrics, seduced fans.
More events
Filmmaking Workshops Cycle 25
31 Oct 2020 | 12:00 AM
Know More
BLUE ROUTE (JEITA – HARISSA – BYBLOS)
31 Dec 2020 | 12:00 AM
Know More
Points of sale
Head There!
Beirut Arrow Arrow
Virgin Megastores ABC Achrafieh
Tel +961 1 217810 | Pin Get directions
Kesserwan Arrow Arrow
Casino du Liban
Tel +961 9 859 888 / 999 | Pin Get directions
Bookstop - TBO
Tel +961 9 930628 | Pin Get directions
Baakline Arrow Arrow
Hussam Bookshop - TBO
Tel +961 5 30 30 30 | Pin Get directions
North Metn Arrow Arrow
North Arrow Arrow
South Arrow Arrow
Al Ittihad Book Shop - TBO
Tel +961 7 720251 | Pin Get directions
Daher Travel
Tel 961 7 768267 | Pin Get directions
Mount Lebanon Arrow Arrow
Bekaa Arrow Arrow
2020
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Previous September Next
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Tuesday
September 15,2020
test
09:30 PM | Casino du Liban
KNOW MORE
No Events!
STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE. DIRECT TO YOUR NEWSFEED BE THE FIRST TO GET EXCLUSIVE UPDATES