Country : France
Born : 1906 - Saint-Petersbourg, RUS
RIP : 1984 - Paris, FRA
Musician - Pianist - Author - composer
Studied piano and harmony - Pianist, club dates and conductor, Executive producer of radio shows.
Influences : Michel Emer, a key exponent of what become known as Jazz in france.
Songs : "BEGUIN, BEGUINE" for Jean Sablon, "PRESQUE RIEN " by Lys Gauty, " LA VIE EST BELLE" by Adrien Adrius, Fred Adison and his band, "Il CHANTAIT TOUT LE TEMPS " "RUE LEPIC", by Yves Montand, "TROIS FOIS MERCI", with Pierre Dorsay for Odette Laure, "MOI J'TRICOTE DANS MON COIN ", for Patachou -Wrote spec songs : for Ray Ventura, Maurice Chevalier, and other artists - Chief collabr : Edith Piaf, with Michel's most successful composition, the famous " l'ACCORDEONIST", "D' l' AUTRE COTE d'la RUE", "BAL DANS MA RUE", "LA FETE CONTINUE ", " A QUOI CA SERT L' AMOUR ? " etc - Married to : Jacqueline Maillan.