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Joe Lecoeur Identity
Joe Lecoeur
Name Joe Lecoeur
Full name Joseph 'Joe' Dassin Lecoeur
Sex Male Male
Born November 5, 1938, Seal of Noble City Noble City
Deceased August 20, 1980, Flag of France Paris
Home Seal of Noble City Noble City
Functions Singer, songwriter, musician
Languages French, English, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Religious
stance
Roman Catholic

Joe Lecoeur[1] (Noble City, November 5, 1938 – Paris, August 20, 1980) was a popular French-speaking Lovian expatriate musician. He gained much popularity in the French-speaking world and is often thought of as a true Frenchman.

Biography Edit

Joe Lecoeur was born in Noble City to Jewish Lovians, Jules Lecoeur and Elisabeth Dassin, both musicians. He began his childhood first in Noble City and Newhaven. Later, he and his family moved from place to place across Europe. After studying at the International School of Geneva and the Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland, Lecoeur moved back to Lovia to go to the Nobel University in Noble City, Sylvania. After college, he moved back to France where, while working at a radio station, a record label convinced him to begin to record his songs. By the early 1970s, Lecoeur's songs were on the top of the charts in France and he had become very well known. He was also a talented polyglot, recording songs in German, Russian, Spanish, Italian and Greek, as well as French and English. In 1968, he and Sofia Lilland fell in Love and were partners together until Joe's death in 1980. He died of a heart attack during a concert in Paris on August 20, 1980. He is interred in the Long Road Cemetery in Noble City.

Discography Edit

Albums Edit

  • 1966 : À New York
  • 1967 : Mes Deux Mondes
  • 1969 : Le Chemin de Mama
  • 1970 : L'Amérique
  • 1971 : Oh! Easy
  • 1972 : Joe
  • 1973 : 12 Nouveaux Chansons
  • 1974 : À l'Olympia[2] (live album)
  • 1975 : La Ville de Noble
  • 1976 : Le Jardin du Luxembourg
  • 1978 : Le Cœur dans la Poche
  • 1979 : Il y a
  • 1979 : Blues
  • 1981 : Expériences au Vincent (live album, posthumous)
  • 1982 : Champs Uniques (posthumous)

He also sung with Sofia Lilland and appeared in her song Paris, Paris.

References and notes Edit

  1. Sometimes spelled Lecœur.
  2. The Olympia is a famous music hall in Paris. More information: Wikipedia.

See also Edit

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