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Eddie Barclay (1921–2005)

Notorious for his big cigars, his numerous marriages (9 wives, one more than Mickey Rooney!) and the lavish parties he gave for years in Saint-Tropez, Eddie Barclay was first and foremost one of France's most important music producers and publishers. The son of a café waiter and of a post office worker, Edouard Ruault (his real name) began as a ... See full bio »


(age 84) in Paris, France

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Known For

Bob le Flambeur Composer
A Bit of Luck Soundtrack
FX 18 Composer
Temptation Composer


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 2015 Journey Through China ("Vesoul")
 1992 A Bit of Luck (lyrics: "Mustapha") / (music: "Mustapha")
 1985 Dimanche Martin (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 June 1985 (1985) ... (music: "Tire l'Aiguille", "La Saint Bonheur")
 1975 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.7 (1975) ... (writer: "Once Upon a Summertime")
 1971 Long Live Death (writer: "Siesta" - as Édouard Ruault)
 1970 Eurovisie Songfestival '70 (TV Special) (music: "Marlène")
 1965 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dinah Shore, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass (1965) ... (writer: "Once Upon a Summertime")
  Toute la Chanson (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1960) (performer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Episode dated 27 June 1960 (1960) ... (music: "Clémentine")
- Episode dated 30 May 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "Linda", "Marina", "Une rose rouge")
 1956 Trente-Six Chandelles (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Maurice Chevalier (1956) ... (music: "L'Enfant de la Balle")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of autobiography "Que la fête continue"

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1 Print Biography | 5 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eddy Barclay | Eddie Barclay et son orchestre

Did You Know?


Was a jazz pianist and a music producer who started his own production company that gave such French singers as Jacques Brel and Charles Aznavour their start. He also gave a young Quincy Jones a start in the business when he hired him as his company's musical director when he was 24 years old. See more »

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