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Serge Hureau: "Brassens was the opposite of a cursed artist"


INTERVIEW - Tireless host of the Hall de la Chanson in Paris, singer, actor and director Serge Hureau enthusiastically honors the great figures of heritage. He could not miss the centenary Brassens.

LE FIGARO.- You present two shows around Georges Brassens.

What part of the artist do you present?

Serge HUREAU.-

The first is called

Le Prof de Brassens

, with Olivier Hussenet, who is a song interpretation teacher as well as a guitarist who plays quite in the style of Brassens. This one presents a resilient Brassens, which was built in reaction to the bullying of which it was the object. The show evokes Alphonse Bonnafé, this remarkable teacher, who, in third grade, introduced Brassens to poetry, in particular that of François Villon. Brassens identified with the latter like others with James Dean or Jim Morrison. We created this show from the preface that this teacher wrote for the “Poets today” collection, and also from interviews he gave. Brassens was the opposite of a cursed artist.

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The second show,

La Mauvais Herbe

, which will be resumed soon, is much more staged, with three musicians touching

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Source: lefigaro

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