Raymond Lefèvre

Raymond Lefèvre

Real Name:
Raymond Louis Auguste Lefebvre
Profile:
French easy listening orchestra leader, arranger and composer. He often wrote the soundtracks of the Louis De Funès movies.

b. November 20, 1929, Calais, France
d. June 27, 2008

He started his professional musical education when he was 17 years old at the Paris Conservatory. At the beginnig of the 50s he was a jazz pianist in a trio with Hubert Rostaing and Bobby Jaspar. He made his first steps in the Franck Pourcel Et Son Grand Orchestre, where he played as a pianist. He also played in the Paul Mauriat orchestra. In 1956 he released his debut album on Barclay and soon got his own orchestra. He worked in the French television programs Musicorama (1950s) and Palmarés des Chansons (1965, 1966, 1967) accompanying famous artists as Dalida, Claude François, Richard Anthony. Lefèvre conducted entries four times at the Eurovision Song Contest (1961, 1962, 1963 & 1970). His biggest international hit was "Soul Coaxing" in 1968, he also had succes with "The Day the Rains Came" in the US (1958) and "La Reine de Saba" in Japan (1969).
He was married and father of 2 kids.
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Raymond Lefèvre Discography

Albums

Dalida Accompagnée Par Raymond Lefèvre Et Burt Random Dalida Accompagnée Par Raymond Lefèvre Et Burt Random - Dalida Fiesta US 1963 Sell This Version
0056.005 Raymond Lefèvre Christmas Symphonies(LP, Album) Barclay 0056.005 Germany 1968 Sell This Version
SR-151 Raymond Lefèvre Palmares Des Chansons(LP) Seven Seas SR-151 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
S-21163 Raymond Lefevre y su gran orquesta* Wight Is Wight(LP) Riviera (3) S-21163 Spain 1970 Sell This Version
GP - 12 Raymond Lefèvre Golden Prize(LP, Album, Gat) Riviera (3) GP - 12 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefevre* Oh Happy Day Buddah Records US 1972 Sell This Version
GW-211/2 Raymond Lefèvre, Raymond Lefèvre et son Grand Orchestre Raymond Lefèvre, Raymond Lefèvre et son Grand Orchestre - Live In Japan(2xLP, Album) Riviera (3) GW-211/2 Japan 1972 Sell This Version
GP 360 Raymond Lefèvre Emmanuelle Golden Prize(LP, Album) Riviera (3) GP 360 Japan 1975 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefèvre Love Symphonies (Album) Barclay, Barclay France 1976 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefevre* 16 Musiques De Films (Album) Riviera (3), Riviera (3) Turkey 1976 Sell This Version
GXG-21/22 Raymond Lefèvre, Raymond Lefèvre et son Grand Orchestre Raymond Lefèvre, Raymond Lefèvre et son Grand Orchestre - Live in Japan 1977(2xLP, Album) Barclay GXG-21/22 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
GP-470 Raymond Lefèvre Eux(LP, Album) Barclay GP-470 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefèvre Film Symphonies (Album) Barclay France 1978 Sell This Version
90 183, No. 90.183-Y Raymond Lefevre* Festival Des Meilleures Musiques De Film(LP, Album) Barclay, Barclay 90 183, No. 90.183-Y France 1978 Sell This Version
190.003 Raymond Lefevre* Romance(LP) Barclay 190.003 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefèvre Disco Symphonies Barclay, Barclay France 1979 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefèvre Pop Symphonies Barclay Germany 1979 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefèvre Holiday Symphonies Barclay Germany 1979 Sell This Version
GP-756 Raymond Lefèvre Love World(LP, Album) Barclay GP-756 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefèvre Tomorrow's Symphonies Du Futur Barclay Japan 1980 Sell This Version
Raymond Lefevre* Concerto (Album) Barclay, Barclay France 1980 Sell This Version
VICP-192 Raymond Lefèvre Sous Le Ciel De Paris(CD, Album) Victor VICP-192 Japan 1993 Sell This Version
PCCY-00749 Paul Mauriat Featuring Franck Pourcel, Raymond Lefèvre, Francis Lai Paul Mauriat Featuring Franck Pourcel, Raymond Lefèvre, Francis Lai - Quartet For Kobe(CD, Album) Canyon International PCCY-00749 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
VICP-45019 Raymond Lefèvre Raymond Lefèvre Et Son Grand Orchestre(CD, SHM) Victor Entertainment, Inc. VICP-45019 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
0066.064 Raymond Lefèvre Rocky Train(LP) Barclay 0066.064 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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