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Jean René

Guest at the 2018 Books & Music Festival

Born in 1953, Jean René was first a teacher, then he began to sing in the cabarets of Lyon, translating parallel books from German, union with an Austrian requires. He wrote his first songs for his children, Frederik and Pierre, and put on a show suitable for young children from the Lyon region.

It was the start of a career punctuated by numerous records - including a gold with Hugs -, thousands of shows in French-speaking countries.

In 2011, he created a youth publishing house, Bulles de soap, distributed by Flammarion, where big names set the tone: Jean-Claude Carrière, Agnès de Lestrade, Jacques Bonnaffé, Michel Piquemal, François Reynaert.

At the heart of all these creations, it is the desire to transmit that traces this long path with and for young people.