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Lyon

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 445,274 (1999)With more than 1,300,000 people living in its greater urban area, Lyon is the third-largest metropolis in France. Located midway between Paris and Marseilles at the head of the Rhône Valley, it is a crossroads...

Chanson

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and Gilbert Bécaud (1927–2001) also had links with Piaf, but the so-called ‘chanson rive gauche’ (‘Left Bank song,’ referring to the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area in Paris), which also emerged at that time, owed nothing to her. This new trend centered...

Bordeaux

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...Population: 215,374 (1999) Bordeaux is the capital of the administrative region of Aquitaine in the southwest of France. Although the city itself has a population of just over 200,000, the greater...