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Claude Bolling

Claude Bolling has been played on NTS shows including Devotion w/ Lafawndah, with Je Te Deteste first played on 17 November 2020.

Claude Bolling (10 April 1930 – 29 December 2020) was a renowned French jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and occasional actor.

Born in Cannes, Bolling studied at the Nice Conservatory, then in Paris. A child prodigy, by age 14 he was playing jazz piano professionally, with Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, and Kenny Clarke.

He wrote music for over one hundred films, mostly French, starting with the score for a 1957 documentary about the Cannes Film Festival, and including the films Borsalino (1970), and California Suite (1979).


Je Te Deteste
Les Parisiennes, Claude Bolling
Je Te Deteste
Les Parisiennes, Claude BollingPhilips1966