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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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Bob le Flambeur
Bob le Flambeur Composer
Brigade des moeurs


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 1964 FX 18
 1963 Ski du monde (Documentary short)
 1961 Soleil à Fréjus (Documentary short)
 1959 Temptation
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of autobiography "Que la fête continue"

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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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