Tornos News | When Bardot performed songs by late Greek composer Spanos (videos)


Brigitte Bardot, one of the best-known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, was not just a famous actress — she also explored her talent for singing, according to greekreporter.com.

The acclaimed Greek composer and lyricist Giannis Spanos, who died on Thursday, October 31 at the age of 85 served as a vocal inspiration for the French actress.

In the early 1960s, Spanos moved to Paris, where he composed his first works, and cooperated with several French artists, including Serge Gainsbourg and Béatrice Arnac.

But his collaboration with Bardot, who performed several of his songs in films, made him well-known for the first time among French audiences.

The first song, “Sidonie,” is from the movie “Vie Privée,” co-starring Marcello Mastroianni and directed by Louis Malle.

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