Article successfully added.

Caterina Valente Bouquet de Chansons (CD)

Jetzt probehören:
 
0:00
0:00
Please inform me as soon as the product is available again.

$28.03 *

* incl. VAT / plus shipping costs

Item is temporarily out of stock.
Approx. delivery time: up to 3 weeks. (as far as available at the supplier - can be faster, but sometimes unfortunately not)

  • CD071912
  • 0.11
(Merry Mood Media) 21 Tracks - Collection Chansons Rares more

Caterina Valente: Bouquet de Chansons (CD)

(Merry Mood Media) 21 Tracks - Collection Chansons Rares

Article properties: Caterina Valente: Bouquet de Chansons (CD)

Valente, Caterina - Bouquet de Chansons (CD) CD 1
01 Bonjour Catherine
02 Donne ta main et viens
03 Casanova
04 Fiesta Cubana
05 Coco Polka
06 Chanson D'Amour
07 Bouquet de rèves
08 Granada
09 Une femme dans Paris
10 La vie me pousse
11 Les filles de Paris
12 L'amour défendu
13 Dans la vie
14 La complainte de Mackie
15 Melodia D'Amore
16 Tipitititipso
17 Amadéo, mon bohème
18 Papa Piccolino
19 Ma vallée descend du ciel
20 Sait-on jamais
21 Si tout était fini
Caterina Valente October 25, 1929 was a'black Friday' for Maria and Giuseppe Valente, who... more
"Caterina Valente"


Caterina Valente

Caterina Valente

October 25, 1929 was a'black Friday' for Maria and Giuseppe Valente, who had lived in Paris with their three children Nina, Pietro and Silvio since 1924. Maria Valente was successful as a variety star on the world's major stages and was so well-known in the USA that she wanted to live and work with her family there. The stock market crash prevented these plans, because the Valente family, like so many others, lost all their savings. So they stayed in Paris, where the youngest daughter of Maria and Giuseppe was born on 14 January 1931: Caterina.

She admired her mother's versatility, perfection and great comedic talent. Maria Valente and her husband, an accordion virtuoso, also performed in important German variety theatres: the Hansa-Theater in Hamburg, the Scala in Berlin and the Friedrichsbau-Theater in Stuttgart. Here daughter Caterina was allowed on stage for the first time. She was five years old, danced in a ballet costume - a white tutu - and sang a song in French.

When World War II broke out in September 1939, the Valente family was in Switzerland for a guest performance and, like all foreigners, were expelled by the authorities. The Valentes were not allowed to return to Paris because Maria and Giuseppe Valente were Italian-born, the family had Italian citizenship. The forced departure to Italy meant for the children that they learned the language of the country in which their parents were born. In her autobiography'Bonjour, Katrin!' published in 1985, Caterina Valente describes the often very hard years of war and the early post-war years very impressively.

On her way to her solo career, Caterina had to break the fierce resistance of her parents, and she had to cope with additional disappointments. Thus a promising project with brother Silvio and the young Gilbert Bécaud failed; and a guest performance in a Paris club ended after only one evening, because the young singer had also been asked for animation services.

In November 1952 Caterina Valente and the German artist Gerd Scholz got married in Berchtesgaden. Scholz had worked successfully as a juggler under the name Eric van Aro before taking over the management of his wife. During a tour with the circus of the famous clown Grock, in which she appeared as a singer, the singer received an offer from Walo Linder, head of the entertainment department of Radio Zürich, in April 1953: he wanted to produce some songs of her choice for radio. Caterina's husband sent the recordings to German radio stations with Linder's permission. In Baden-Baden the bandleader Kurt Edelhagen, who is engaged with the Südwestfunk, heard the songs and recognized the singer's exceptional talent. After a test in the studio Edelhagen and his musicians knew that they had heard a highly talented singer who would make a huge career with the necessary portion of luck. Caterina Valente made her first recordings for the Hamburg Polydor at the age of 23.

Already at the end of the first year Caterina and Ganz Paris dreamed of love for her first German sung big hit, which was followed by many more, until today unforgotten Valente songs. The artist also celebrated her first major successes outside Germany. The compositions Malaguena and The Breeze And I by the Cuban Ernesto Lecuona from his'Adalucia Suite' paved the way for her international career.

Between 1954 and 1962 12 movies were made. After three supporting roles, Caterina took the leading role nine times in films that very often sold out the big cinemas. She also conquered the then still new medium of television with flying colours. In 1957 'Bonsoir, Kathrin,' started the first personality show on German television. The show was so successful that more and more sequels were created. Many more own show series and appearances as a star guest in the shows of great colleagues all over the world followed. Also in the USA Caterina Valente conquered the audience with artistic perfection and charm. Along with legends such as Louis Armstrong, Perry Como, Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin and Danny Kaye, she was (and still is) a world-class entertainer. Bing Crosby was astonished at one of her performances: "Amazing, Caterina, how you glide not only through the music but also through the English lyrics - because you are actually Italian".

Excerpt from the booklet BCD16931 - Caterina Valente Personalita - 1959-1966 (4-CD)
Read more at: https://www.bear-family.de/valente-caterina-personalita-1959-1966-4-cd.html
Copyright © Bear Family Records

Auszug aus dem Booklet BCD16931 - Caterina Valente Personalita - 1959-1966 (4-CD)Read more at: https://www.bear-family.de/valente-caterina-personalita-1959-1966-4-cd.html
Copyright © Bear Family Records

Review 0
Read, write and discuss reviews... more
Customer evaluation for "Bouquet de Chansons (CD)"
Write an evaluation
Evaluations will be activated after verification.
Please enter the digits and letters in the following text field.

The fields marked with * are required.

Weitere Artikel von Caterina Valente
Die gr. Hits Caterina Valente: Die gr. Hits Art-Nr.: 246412

Item must be ordered

$14.04 *
International Caterina Valente Caterina Valente: International Caterina Valente Art-Nr.: BCD15604

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$17.92 * $15.67 *
Du bist Musik - Die Filme (6-CD) Caterina Valente: Du bist Musik - Die Filme (6-CD) Art-Nr.: BCD15715

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$157.21 * $112.28 *
Kurt Weill - American Songs (CD) Caterina Valente: Kurt Weill - American Songs (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD16044

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$17.92 * $15.67 *
Fabulous Hofner Bluenotes (Book - 2x10'LP - 3-CD) Chris Rea: Fabulous Hofner Bluenotes (Book - 2x10'LP - 3-CD) Art-Nr.: 0018034

Item must be ordered

$26.90 $56.11
Music Of Life - 1951 - Golden Decade, Vol.6 (Book & 4-CD) Various: Music Of Life - 1951 - Golden Decade, Vol.6... Art-Nr.: CD27231961

Item must be ordered

$33.64
Golden Decade Vol.25 - 1957 (Book & 4-CD) Various: Golden Decade Vol.25 - 1957 (Book & 4-CD) Art-Nr.: 0027231980

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$28.03 $33.64
Die gr. Hits Caterina Valente: Die gr. Hits Art-Nr.: 246412

Item must be ordered

$14.04
Für Gabi tu ich alles Gerd Böttcher: Für Gabi tu ich alles Art-Nr.: BCD15402

Item must be ordered

$15.67 $17.92
50 Schlager der 50er (2-CD) Various: 50 Schlager der 50er (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDZYX572102

Item must be ordered

$16.79
Hint!
NEW
Werner Müller - Rias Tanzorchester Aufnahmen von 1949-1953 - Das Schönste Von Damals (CD) Werner Müller: Werner Müller - Rias Tanzorchester Aufnahmen... Art-Nr.: CDU568

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.18 $14.55
Sucu Sucu - 50 große Erfolge (2-CD) Nina & Frederik: Sucu Sucu - 50 große Erfolge (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CD2087774

Item must be ordered

$14.55
Tiritomba - 50 große Erfolge (2-CD) Margot Eskens: Tiritomba - 50 große Erfolge (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CD2087719

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$14.55
Wir wollen niemals auseinandergeh'n - 40 große Erfolge (2-CD) Heidi Brühl: Wir wollen niemals auseinandergeh'n - 40 große... Art-Nr.: CD2087715

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$14.55
Tracklist
Valente, Caterina - Bouquet de Chansons (CD) CD 1
01 Bonjour Catherine
02 Donne ta main et viens
03 Casanova
04 Fiesta Cubana
05 Coco Polka
06 Chanson D'Amour
07 Bouquet de rèves
08 Granada
09 Une femme dans Paris
10 La vie me pousse
11 Les filles de Paris
12 L'amour défendu
13 Dans la vie
14 La complainte de Mackie
15 Melodia D'Amore
16 Tipitititipso
17 Amadéo, mon bohème
18 Papa Piccolino
19 Ma vallée descend du ciel
20 Sait-on jamais
21 Si tout était fini