Jacques Pills (René Jacques Ducos)

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Tulle, France
An agreeable light singer and crooner, Jacques Pills formed a successful duo with Georges Tabet between 1932 and 1939, their most memorable hit being "Couchés dans le foin", written by Mireille and Jean Nohain. In 1939, Jacques Pills started a solo career while Tabet became a screenwriter for the cinema. Like many other singing stars, Pills made movies (a few alongside Tabet) and just like many other singing stars, the films he made were no masterpieces, mainly musical films designed to entertain undemanding fans, nearly always in the role of a singer. Read more...


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