Skip to main content


  • Charles Trenet
Sort By:  1-2 of 2 (1 page)
Results per page:
...At a time when singers did not usually write their own material, Louis Charles Auguste Claude Trenet was a singer-songwriter who expressly refused to record any but his own works. Born on May 18, 1913, in Narbonne, France, Trenet developed...


Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The biguine is the most renowned dance music of French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Martinique, three overseas departments of France located in the Caribbean. In this region, the term ‘biguine’ denotes an urban song of social comment and dance...