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Paul Costelloe's at London Fashion Week: a vintage inspired family affair - Irish Times 19 Sep 2017, 11:19 am


Irish Times

Paul Costelloe's at London Fashion Week: a vintage inspired family affair
Irish Times
The Costelloe clan were out in force in London for Paul Costelloe's spring summer 2018 collection held in the ballroom of the Waldorf Hotel to the strains of signature songs of Edith Piaf and Maurice Chevalier from the 1950s. � Thank Heaven for Little ...

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On this day: September 12 - Metro Newspaper UK 12 Sep 2017, 3:54 pm


Metro Newspaper UK

On this day: September 12
Metro Newspaper UK
1888: Maurice Chevalier, legendary French entertainer and actor, was born in Paris. He appeared in many films, including Gigi, in which he sang Thank Heaven For Little Girls. 1910: The first policewoman in the United States, Alice Stebbins Wells ...

Cock-a-doodle-don't: French cockerel faces legal action to silence dawn chorus - The Guardian 24 Aug 2017, 1:50 pm


The Guardian

Cock-a-doodle-don't: French cockerel faces legal action to silence dawn chorus
The Guardian
Maurice the French cockerel fancies himself as a bit of a crooner. Not quite like his famous namesake Maurice Chevalier, the late French balladeer; but still, each dawn, Maurice does what nature intended cockerels do: he crows. His owner, Corinne ...

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Standard Life and Aberdeen hope for happy memories - Financial Times 14 Aug 2017, 4:37 pm


Financial Times

Standard Life and Aberdeen hope for happy memories
Financial Times
On Monday, Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management tied the knot on their £11bn merger, with reports suggesting co-chiefs Keith Skeoch and Martin Gilbert looked forward to 10 years together. But might they later reminisce about a somewhat shorter ...

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Here's some simple tricks to ensure you live past 100, according to science - Metro 25 Jul 2017, 1:52 pm


Metro

Here's some simple tricks to ensure you live past 100, according to science
Metro
'Old age isn't so bad – when you consider the alternative,' the actor and singer Maurice Chevalier once famously said. Mum 'falls asleep' every time she has an orgasm because of rare disorder. These days, it's actually getting fairly realistic to think ...

Working at Expo 67 super-best of times - The Kingston Whig-Standard 19 Jun 2017, 12:58 pm


The Kingston Whig-Standard

Working at Expo 67 super-best of times
The Kingston Whig-Standard
And I was the Ontario Pavilion hostess assigned to accompany him and the still super-elegant singer-entertainer Maurice Chevalier as they watched our Oscar-winning film, A Place to Stand. With Benny on one side and Chevalier on the other, I sat star ...

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Film Picks: The Rialto kicks off Musical Monday series with 'Gigi' - News & Observer 1 Jun 2017, 2:02 pm


News & Observer

Film Picks: The Rialto kicks off Musical Monday series with 'Gigi'
News & Observer
Monday, the Rialto Theater in Raleigh kicks off a new series, Musical Monday, with a screening of Vincente Minnelli's 1958 classic “Gigi,� starring Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier and Hermione Gingold. The acclaimed film, an adaptation ...

Character Assassination has cultural figures in its insult-comedy sights - Chicago Reader 4 May 2017, 5:38 pm


Chicago Reader

Character Assassination has cultural figures in its insult-comedy sights
Chicago Reader
In 1949, Maurice Chevalier was the first member of the Friars Club to be roasted. The tradition began as a raucous and sometimes obscene way of honoring members of the entertainer fraternity—by making them the butt of the joke. In the 1960s it evolved ...

Paris's Place Maurice Chevalier a square of charmers and chanteuses - The Australian 7 Apr 2017, 2:05 pm


The Australian

Paris's Place Maurice Chevalier a square of charmers and chanteuses
The Australian
There are almost 500 squares in Paris, some large, pompous and famous, many small and unnoticed. Each, however, has its personality. Place Maurice Chevalier, in the 20th district on the Right Bank, has its large church, grandly named the Church of Our ...

Maurice Chevalier at the Palace Theatre – archive, 1955 - The Guardian 6 Apr 2017, 4:01 am


The Guardian

Maurice Chevalier at the Palace Theatre – archive, 1955
The Guardian
Maurice Chevalier, returning to London for a month, comes in as welcome as the spring. For two hours he held the vast Palace Theatre audience in the palm of his hand, with few aids: only the famous boater (“Mon canotier� comes up late in the evening ...

Maurice Chevalier Bio


French actor, singer and entertainer

September 12, 1888, (129 years old)

January 01, 1972

Maurice Chevalier
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