Serge Gainsbourg
Date of Birth
Apr 02, 1928
Birth Place:
Paris, France


Born Lucien Ginzburg in Paris to a family of Russian Jewish immigrants, controversial French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg admired music since childhood, especially classics and jazz. After first studying art, he became a pianist in a bar and later began to perform his own songs in a cabaret. He was rather shy at the time and tried to hide it by provoking the audience with his extravagant...