Georges Moustaki

Singer, Musical Artist

1934 – 2013

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Who was Georges Moustaki?

Georges Moustaki was an Egyptian-French singer-songwriter of Italo-Greek origin, best known for the poetic rhythm and simplicity of the romantic songs he composed and often sang. Moustaki gave France some of its best-loved music by writing about 300 songs for some of the most popular singers in that country, such as Édith Piaf, Dalida, Françoise Hardy, Yves Montand, Barbara, Brigitte Fontaine, Herbert Pagani, France Gall, Cindy Daniel, Juliette Greco, Pia Colombo, and Tino Rossi, as well as for himself.

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Born
May 3, 1934
Alexandria
Also known as
  • George Moustaki
  • Moustaki
  • Yussef Mustacchi
  • Giuseppe Mustacchi
  • Moustaki, Georges
  • Joseph Mustacchi
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Greeks in Egypt
  • Jewish people
  • Corfiot Italians
  • Beur
Nationality
  • France
  • Egypt
Profession
Lived in
  • Alexandria
Died
May 23, 2013
Nice

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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