Horgues, Maurice

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Horgues, Maurice Gender: M
Maurice Léon Horgues
born on 8 July 1923 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Asnières, France, 48n55, 2e17
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 15°27' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 13°39 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 26°25'


French singer, songwriter, comedy writer and playwright.

He performed at Théâtre de Dix-Heures, Caveau de la République, Deux Ânes, and Théâtre du Coucou, and on radio (Le Club des Chansonniers, L'Oreille en coin). His plays include "Le Rubicon" (The Rubicon). From 1964 to 1968, he co-hosted with Jean Amadou, the show "Ce soir on égratigne" on Antenne 2. He is the author of more than 600 songs and monologues including the famous "Mec à son volant" (Man at the Wheel).

In 1986 he appeared in the television series "Affaire Suivante," alongside Jean-Pierre Foucault, Jacques Mailhot, Jacques Balutin and Jean Lefebvre.

He died on 10 April 2002.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


  • business associate/partner relationship with Amadou, Jean (born 1 October 1929). Notes: Co-host of TV show


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'comiques' pdf file, p. 31.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script