French Singer-Songwriter Charles Trenet and the Secret BBC Signal That Saved France

Like many other popular and successful artists caught in the 1940–1944 Nazi Occupation of France, Charles Trenet — composer-lyricist of such song classics as “La Mer” (in English as “Beyond the Sea”) and “Que reste-t-il de nos amours?” (“I Wish You Love”) — chose to go on entertaining the occupying forces rather than endanger his career and possibly life. The Épuration légale, the wave of official trials that followed the Liberation of France and the fall of the Vichy Regime, examined whether Trenet was guilty of…

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Hollywood intimate — 70s San Francisco Asian-Am porn star — ASCAP solfeggist — former NYC small-press literary publisher — now memoirist + amateur musicologist

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