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Marjane, Léo


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    • Gérard, Thérèse, 1912-2016
    • Gendebien, Thérèse Marie Léonie
    • Gendebien, Thérèse Maria Léonie
    • Marjane
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    • found: Léo Marjane 1937-1942, p1993:label (Léo Marjane) notes (b. Thérèse Gérard in Boulogne sur Mer)
    • found: Le dictionnaire de la chanson française, 1988:p. 239-240 (Léo Marjane; Thérèse Gérard; b. 1918, Boulogne-sur-Mer; interprète)
    • found: French Wikipedia, 18 February 2014(Léo Marjane; Thérèse Marie Léonie Gendebien; Marjane; born 27 August 1912 at Boulogne-sur-Mer [citing her birthdate in her contracts with Gramophone]; French chanteuse)
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 27, 2016(in obituary published Dec. 26: Léo Marjane; b. Thérèse Maria Léonie Gendebien, Aug. 26, 1912, Boulogne-sur-Mer; d. Sunday [Dec. 25, 2016], Barbizon, aged 104; star of the French music hall in the 1930s and '40s, whose heart-wrenching ballad Alone tonight became a signature song of occupied France; after winning the Artistica singing contest in Marseille at 15, she began singing comic songs as part of a duo, under the name Rita Karoly [no publications in LC database]; before long she was appearing on her own at Parisian music halls; her stage surname combined "Marie" and "Jeanne"; at the insistence of a record producer, she took Léo, a name she hated, from her middle name, Léonie)
    • found: French Wikipedia, viewed Dec. 27, 2016(under Léo Marjane: Thérèse Gendebien, called Léo Marjane, then Marjane; b. Aug. 26, 1912, Boulogne-sur-Mer; d. Dec. 18, 2016, Barbizon; French singer [cites obituary published Dec. 19])
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    • 1996-03-26: new
    • 2016-12-27: revised
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