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Maurice Chevalier

(1889-1972)

Popular singer and actor with an international career, Maurice Chevalier will be Invited with Mistinguett by Eugène Cornuché in July 1912, for the inauguration of the Casino and the Normandy. Famous figure of Deauville from 1913 to the sixties, Maurice Chevalier plays golf and likes to linger at Sun Bar. Having become a friend of Lucien and Martha Barrière, he will be in July 1966, alongside Marie Laforêt, the godfather of the brand new Olympic Swimming Pool. The year of its "80 banks", the 1er September 1969 it is done Citizen of Honor of the City of Deauville by Michel d'Ornano. He then wrote in the City's guest book: " Thank you to the Deputy Mayor of Deauville for having forced me to straighten out of the Town Hall ».

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