Henri As of
Henri As of begins his career of singer after his Military service by singing songs of body of guard in Paris, in the street and some purlin supports. After some songs for adults with decreasing success going, it starts to write some songs for his son, Pierrick, before presenting them near the recording companies. The majors of the disc at the time step are not convinced by its first songs, on which it keeps the voice accessory to the fiston. They ask him to pass on TV with his/her son. Categorical refusal.
Henri As of thus founds his own recording company, Marie-Josée Productions , of the name of his wife, to whom it will leave successively 25 albums for children, including 13 albums as a composer-songwriter, and a certain number of songs accompanied by her son or her Camille daughter, even of a whole choral society, in the space of about thirty years.
It also connects the rounds in Switzerland, France, Belgium, and even in Quebec. Twenties and one schools, cribs or other outdoor centres baptized “Henri As of” opened through France and Switzerland. He is to date one of the only singers for children having filled Olympia of Paris.
The sparkling eye, the accessory intonation, it enjoys a great popularity near the children on now two generations. Among its songs the most known, “the silly things at the school”, “the small Charlotte”, “the big brother and the little sister”, “a beautiful drum”, “a sparrow on your back”, “Smoothing iron”, “Polyglot”, “the ice with lemon” or “One will never see”.
Henri As of represented the Suisse with the contest Concours Eurovision of the song of 1970 where it finishes 4th with 8 points.
In France, 25 schools and recreational centres bear its name.
1966 : Clock alarm (disc 45 turns for adult)
- 1977: Hide-and-seek
- 1978: The small Charlotte, If it were me
- 1980: Flagada
- 1982 : The white ass
- 1983: Grand Prix of the academy Charles-Cross-country race
- 1986: The Beautiful Drum
- 1988: Ice with the lemon
- 1989: Toni and Vagabond
- 1990: Treasures of our childhood
- 1991: Silly things at the school
- 1995: Far West
- 1997 : One cannot all say (Victoire of the music for Far West)
- 1999: Sun and Récrés
- 2001: It is the Father Christmas
- 2002: Like giants
- 2003: Le Monde of Henri As of
- 2005: Polissong
- 2006 : Olympia live
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