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French singer and actor

Serge Reggiani is ...

Dead
Born 2 May 1922 in Reggio Emilia
Died 23 Jul 2004 in Paris
Age82 years, 2 months
Causemyocardial infarction
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About Serge Reggiani

Serge Reggiani (2 May 1922 – 23 July 2004) was an Italian-born French singer and actor. He was born in Reggio Emilia, Italy and moved to France with his parents at the age of eight. After studying acting at the Conservatoire des arts cinématographiques, he was discovered by Jean Cocteau and appeared in the wartime production of Les Parents terribles. He then left Paris to join the French Resistance. His first feature film was Les portes de la nuit ("Gates of the Night"), released in 1946. He went on to perform in 80 films in total, including Casque d'or, Les Misérables (1958),Tutti a casa, Le Doulos, Il Gattopardo, La terrazza, The Pianist (1998). Reggiani also triumphed in the theatre in 1959 with his performance in Jean-Paul Sartre’s play Les Séquestrés d'Altona. In 1961, Reggiani co-starred with Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier in the film Paris Blues filmed on location in Paris. In 1965, at the age of 43, he began a second career as a singer, with the help of Simone Signoret and her husband Yves Montand, and later with the assistance of the French singer Barbara. Reggiani became one of the most acclaimed performers of French chanson and although he was in his 40s, his rugged image made him popular with both younger and older listeners. His best-known songs include Les loups sont entrés dans Paris ("The Wolves Have Entered Paris") and Sarah (La femme qui est dans mon lit) ("The Woman Who Is In My Bed"), the latter written by Georges Moustaki. He regularly sang songs by Boris Vian (Le Déserteur, Arthur où t'as mis le corps, La Java des bombes atomiques). His new young fans identified with his left-wing ideals and anti-militarism, most notably during the student revolts in France in 1968. With age he became more and more acclaimed as one of the best interpreters of the chanson, and also for bringing the poems of Rimbaud, Apollinaire and Prévert to new audiences. From 1980, when his son died, Reggiani struggled with alcoholism and depression. In 1995, however, he made a comeback to singing, giving a few concerts despite his deteriorated health and personal distress, the last one being held as late as the spring of 2004. In later life he became a painter and gave a number of exhibitions of his works. Serge Reggiani died in Paris of a heart attack at the age of 82, one day after the death of another well-known French singer, Sacha Distel. He is buried in Montparnasse Cemetery.

Films

Serge Reggiani has worked on the following films:

Army of Shadows
1969 French film by Jean-Pierre Melville
1969
Everybody Go Home
1960 film by Luigi Comencini
1960
Casque d'or
1952 film by Jacques Becker
1952
The Last Adventure
1967 drama film directed by Robert Enrico
1967
The Beekeeper
1986 film by Theodoros Angelopoulos
1986
The Secret People
1952 film by Thorold Dickinson
1952
Il giorno della civetta
1968 film by Damiano Damiani
1968
Act of Love
1953 film by Anatole Litvak
1953
The Stowaway
1958 French-Australian film
1958
La Ronde
1950 film by Max Ophüls
1950
Les amants de Vérone
1949 film by André Cayatte
1949
The 25th Hour
1967 film by Henri Verneuil
1967
Don't Touch the White Woman!
1974 film by Marco Ferreri
1974
Let Sleeping Cops Lie
1988 film by José Pinheiro
1988
Gates of the Night
1946 film by Marcel Carné
1946
Mauvais sang
1986 film by Leos Carax
1986
La terrazza
1980 film by Ettore Scola
1980
Return to Life
1949
Manon
1950 film by Henri-Georges Clouzot
1950
Red Shirts
1952 film by Francesco Rosi, Goffredo Alessandrini
1952
I Hired a Contract Killer
1990 film by Aki Kaurismäki
1990
Vincent, François, Paul and the Others
1974 film by Claude Sautet
1974
Marie-Chantal contre le docteur Kha
1965 film by Claude Chabrol
1965
François Villon
1945 film by André Zwobada
1945
The Good and the Bad
French film directed by Claude Lelouch and released in 1976
1976
Warriors Five
1962 film by Leopoldo Savona
1962
Fantastica
1980 film by Gilles Carle
1980
A cavallo della tigre
1961 film by Luigi Comencini
1961
Le Chat et la souris
1975 film by Claude Lelouch
1975
I sette fratelli Cervi
1968 film by Gianni Puccini
1968
Star Without Light
1946 French film by Marcel Blistène
1946
Héroïnes
1997 film by Gérard Krawczyk
1997
The Mystery of the Yellow Room
1949 film by Henri Aisner
1949
La Donna del Giorno
1956 film by Francesco Maselli
1956
Le Voyageur de la Toussaint
1943 film by Louis Daquin
1943
Le Parfum de la dame en noir
1949 film by Louis Daquin
1949
Night in December
1941 film by Curtis Bernhardt
1941
Marie-Octobre
French film, 1959
1959
Three billion without elevator
1972 French-Italian film
1972
Conflit
1938 film by Léonide Moguy
1938
The World Condemns Them
1953 film by Gianni Franciolini
1953
There Were Days... and Moons
1990 film by Claude Lelouch
1990
Violette et François
1977 film by Jacques Rouffio
1977
Au royaume des cieux
French film, 1949
1949
Le Carrefour des enfants perdus
1944 film by Léo Joannon
1944