A music box / 4 Songs for Francoise Hardy | Patrick Modiano, 1967-70

Patrick Modiano and Françoise Hardy, Bois de Boulogne, 1969

“The doctor used to tell me that every person about to die becomes a music box playing the melody
 that best describes his life, his character, and his hopes. For some, it's a popular waltz; for others, a march.”

Patrick Modiano, Night Rounds, 1969

In the 1960s Patrick Modiano wrote the lyrics to tens of French songs, including four for chanteuse Francoise Hardy.

Françoise Hardy - Etonnez Moi Benoit (1968) 
Lyrics: Patrick Modiano Music: Hugues de Courson

Françoise Hardy - A cloche-pied sur la grande muraille de Chine (1970)
Lyrics: Hugues de Courson, Patrick Modiano Music: Tony Macaulay

Françoise Hardy - San Salvador (1970), Soleil
Lyrics: Hugues de Courson, Patrick Modiano Music: Traditional

Françoise Hardy - Je fais des puzzle (1970), Soleil
Lyrics: Hugues de Courson, Patrick Modiano Music: Tommy Brown

Patrick Modiano, Hughes De Courson - Fonds de tiroir, 1967 

Hugues de Courson - La coco des enfants sages

Hughes De Courson - Piano, Xylophone, Glockenspiel  
Brian Gulland - Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, 
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trombone  

Patrick Modiano wins 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature.


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