François, Claude

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François, Claude Gender: M
born on 1 February 1939 at 06:05 (= 06:05 AM )
Place Ismailia, Egypt, 30n35, 32e16
Timezone EET h2e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: De Jabrun
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 11°24' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 26°46 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 29°12'

Claude François
photo: Erling Mandelmann, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French pop singer and songwriter born in Egypt, he wrote "Comme d'habitude, in 1967 the original version of "My Way." It caught the attention of singer Paul Anka whose version along with that of Frank Sinatra, made it an international hit.

The son of a French father and Italian mother, Claude spent his early years in Egypt, moving with his family to France when he was 17. In 1962 he had his first successful hit, "Belles, Belles, Belles." He covered in French Peete Seeger's song "If I had a hammer" with great success.

He was accidentally electrocuted at his Paris home on March 11, 1978 when he tried to change a light bulb after stepping out of a bath.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Bamy, Maddly (born 12 July 1943)
  • associate relationship with Moix, Yann (born 31 March 1968)
  • other associate with Chamfort, Alain (born 2 March 1949). Notes: Sang duets


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1962 (First successful hit record)
  • Death by Accident 11 March 1978 (Accidentally electrocuted in Paris, age 39)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Paddy de Jabrun quotes birth certificate


  • Personal : Death : Accidental
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.