Rocca, Robert

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Name
Rocca, Robert Gender: M
Robert Paul Joseph Rocca
born on 11 July 1912 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 19°03' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 10°23 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 06°32'



Biography

French singer, actor and comedian, who performed in cabarets, on radio and on television.

He made his debut in 1932 at la Vache Enragée (The Mad Cow) and appeared in several Parisian cabarets. He appeared with Jean Valton at Caveau de la République (The Vault of the Republic).

In 1949, Robert Rocca created "ils en sont tous," one of the few songs of the period in which homosexuality was cast in a positive light.

In 1950-1960, with his friend Jacques Grello, he co-hosted a popular Sunday satirical television show, "La Boîte à sel," also regularly appearing on the TV series "Le Grenier de Montmartre," and the program "Le Club des chansonniers" on Radio Luxembourg.

Rocco married twice. He died on 11 April 1994 in Bougival.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Valton, Jean (born 14 July 1921)

Events

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'comiques' pdf file, p. 35.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.