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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


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 1994 Tipat Mazal (lyrics: "Mustapha") / (music: "Mustapha")
 1975 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.7 (1975) ... (writer: "Once Upon a Summertime")
 1970 The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) (music: "Marlène")
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 1981 Le petit Mitchell illustré (TV Movie)
 1962 Why Paris?
 1959 Brigade des moeurs
Le chef d'orchestre
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 2001 Vivement dimanche (TV Series)
- Episode dated 29 April 2001 (2001) ... Himself
 1995 Zone interdite (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Guest
- Un été à Saint-Tropez (1995) ... Himself - Guest
 1994 Vincent à l'heure (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 November 1994 (1994) ... Himself
 1972 Le grand échiquier (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Himself
 1971 Gala de l'union (TV Series)
 1966 Pariser Journal (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #6.2 (1966) ... Himself
 1962 Secret File 1413
Himself (as Eddie Barclay et son orchestre)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of autobiography "Que la fête continue"

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

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.

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