Sacha Distel

Singer and Guitarist
Born Jan 29, 1933

Sacha Distel was a French singer and guitarist who had hits with a cover version of the Academy Award-winning "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" (originally recorded by B. J. Thomas), "Scoubidou", and "The Good Life". He was born in Paris.

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1933 Birth Born in 1933.


1948 15 Years Old In 1948, Ventura invited Distel to listen to Dizzy Gillespie perform with his orchestra, along with Bruno Coquatrix, Paul Misraki and André Hornez. … Read More


1958 25 Years Old Distel was involved with actress Brigitte Bardot in 1958, having invited her to his birthday party in St Tropez.
1959 26 Years Old 1 More Event
The relationship ended in 1959, it being reported that Distel had allegedly refused Bardot's proposal of marriage.


1963 30 Years Old He married championship Olympic skier Francine Bréaud in 1963. … Read More


1980 47 Years Old In August 1980, in honour of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, Distel performed at Buckingham Palace to mark the Queen Mother's 80th birthday. … Read More


2004 71 Years Old Sacha Distel died on 22 July 2004, aged 71, after a long illness, in Rayol-Canadel, southeast France. … Read More
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