Léon Auguste Albert Drouin de Bercy says Leon de Bercy , born onin Belleville (today Paris ) 1 and died onin the 18 th arrondissementof Paris 2 , is a singer-songwriter French.

Biography

Also known under the name of Leo Hiks 3 , Bibi-Chopin or Blédort he was a member of the club Hydropathes , he is the author of the reference book Montmartre and songs: Song books and Poets (1902) 4 . He also worked with Aristide Bruant in the slang in the XX th century. French-Slang Dictionary 5 .

Songs or monologues

  • The Congregational Billionaire (1910), satirical song, words of Léon de Bercy and V. Tarault, ed. Georges Ondet (GO4396bis rating) 6
  • Do not swear to women (c.1950), ditty, lyrics of Briollet and Hiks, music of Tiska and Del, Free Repertoire 7 . Registered under the title Illusions damues or Do not swear to women , Odeon 238385 (undated) 8
  • Series The Refrains of the Butte (1904) under the pseudonym of Léon Drouin de Bercy, ed. Plessis:
    • A funny house 9 ,
    • The General Brave Oku, Rosso-Japanese fantasy 10
    • The Tie to John 11
    • The Little Brother at Ferdinand 12
    • Vaseline 13

Works

  • Aristide Bruant (in collaboration with L. Drouin de Bercy), The slang in xx th century. French-Slang Dictionary , Flammarion, Paris, 1901, 457 p.
  • Léon de Bercy, Montmartre and his songs: Poets and Chansonniers , adorned with 5 portraits-charges of Charles Léandre, ed. H. Daragon, Paris, 1902 (available on Gallica  [ archive ] )

Sources

On other Wikimedia projects:

  • Ten years of bohemian , on Wikisource
  • Émile Goudeau , Ten years of bohemia , Henry du Parc, Paris, 1888 – Reed. under the direction of Michel Golfier and Jean-Didier Wagneur (with the collaboration of Patrick Ramseyer), Champvallon, 2000, 573 p.

Notes and references

  1. ↑ Birth sheet n ° 29/91.  [ archive ] Online Archives of the City of Paris, reconstituted civil status of Belleville, 1857 births file.
  2. ↑ Death Certificate No. 3008 (8/31 view).  [ archive ] Archives online of the City of Paris, civil status of the 18th arrondissement, register of deaths of 1915.
  3. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ] . His pseudonyms are known thanks to the annotated edition of Ten years of bohemian by M. Golfier and J.-D; Wagneur (see sources).
  4. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]
  5. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]
  6. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]
  7. ↑ “According to Devriès and Lesure ” according to the BNF record  [ archive ] .
  8. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]
  9. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]
  10. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]
  11. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]
  12. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]
  13. ↑ BNF notice  [ archive ]