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Biography:
Birth Name: Maurice Chevalier
Born: 09/12/1888
Birth Place: Paris, FR
Death Place: Paris, FR
Died: 01/01/1972

Born Maurice Auguste Chevalier on Sept. 12, 1888, he was the youngest of nine children by his father, a house painter, and his Belgian mother. Their father often struggled to find steady work, so Chevalier left school at the age of 11 to help support the family through a wide variety of odd jobs - from carpenter's apprentice and printer to doll painter. In 1901, he entered show business with one of his brothers as acrobats, but suffered a serious injury that forced him to pursue less dangerous employment in entertainment. Chevalier began singing in cafes', where he compensated for his featherweight vocals by adding a touch of wry comedy to his delivery. He began performing in local theater r...

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Albums:

The 20 Best Collection: Maurice Chevalier

Maurice Chevalier (Compilation)

Chevalier

Thank Heaven For Little Girls

Maurice Chevalier

Sweepin' The Clouds Away

Essential Five (High Quality Restoration Rema…

Ça Sent Si Bon La France - Best Of

A Tribute To Al Jolson

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