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A true icon of French songwriting, Juliette Greco died at the age of 93 after a fabulous eight-decade career. She Born in 1927, Juliette Greco was imprisoned by the Nazis during World War II, but later performed in wineries and cafes.
Juliette Gréco, who was the darling of critics, fans and philosophers alike, and who Jean-Paul Sartre said “has a million poems in her voice,” has died https://t.co/9uskjzaW6U
— New York Times Arts (@nytimesarts) September 23, 2020
Dressed in black, she has become the muse of philosophers and writers such as Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus.
After a farewell tour, she didn’t stop playing until she was 89 years old.
Juliette Greco was also a famous actor who worked with some of the greats of cinema such as Jean Cocteau and Ingrid Bergman, Orson Welles and Ava Gardner.
She was very successful in France in the mid-1960s, playing the role of a schizophrenic in the terrifying television series Belphégor. She sang with Jacques Brel and Georges Brassens. Her haunting rendition of Sous le ciel de Paris (Under the Paris Sky) is one of the classics of French music.
But she was also loved internationally, from Germany to Japan and beyond. In 1967 she sang in front of 60,000 people in Berlin and in 2005 she released an album with German songs.
Juliette Greco Marriages
She was married three times, but also had a long relationship with jazz trumpeter Miles Davis.
Unforgettable performer of the song, What made us touch Juliette Greco so deeply in her death? Asked Le Monde. Her voice, her grace, her strength, and her flying, spinning hands, he said.
Greco was less a composer than a great interpreter of other people’s songs.
The French daily Liberation said he spat and caressed “the words like a painter of deer painting on a canvas with his knife.”
If you can imagine it, tell me about love and I am who I am were the great successes of the first years. Later there was also cooperation with Serge Gainsbourg.