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

French singer Charles Trenet in London, 1945. AP

[EXCLUSIVE TO MEDIUM]

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…

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Memoirist. Musicologist. Retired movie actress. I write about US-UK movies / books / music / radio+tv / culture. Writer's diary at https://ko-fi.com/cantara.

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Cantara Christopher

Cantara Christopher

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Memoirist. Musicologist. Retired movie actress. I write about US-UK movies / books / music / radio+tv / culture. Writer's diary at https://ko-fi.com/cantara.