Montagné, Gilbert

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Montagné, Gilbert Gender: M
born on 28 December 1951 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Ego
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 05°34' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 00°23 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 08°29'

Gilbert Montagné (in concert)
photo: P. Cohen, license gfdl


French musician from the Ménilmontant neighbourhood in Paris and Bourbonnais, a pianist, organist, and a singer. He is a decorated Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. Blind since birth, he is best remembered for his international hit "The Fool", which was a number 1 single across Europe in 1971. In France he is still a popular album and concert artist, having toured with the likes of Johnny Hallyday.

In 2009, he participated in Rendez-vous en terre inconnue.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes from Xavier Ego's "Recueil de 4200 personnalités."


  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Eyes (Blind)
  • Personal : Birth : Other Birth (Born blind)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Pianist, organist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.