Patent Ochsner has been one of the most influential proponents of the swiss mundart rock scene for the last decades. The band is best known for their poetic lyrics and their musical style which combines rock arrangements with world music influences.
Les Innocents was a french pop-rock band formed in 1982 by JP Nataf and Rico, then joined by Jean-Christophe Urbain and Michael Rushton. They reached the charts with their 1st hit single "Jodie" in 1987 and got a very big success with LP's "Fous à lier"(1992) and "Post-partum"(1995). They split in 1999.
Jean-Jacques Goldman was born on 11 October 1951, in Paris. He is one of 4 children. His mother, Ruth Ambrunn, born in Germany and his father, Alter Mojze Goldman, born in Poland were Resistance heroes.
Jean-Louis Murat (born January 28th 1952 in La Bourboule, France), is a well-known singer, composer, lyricist and guitarist who has also done some acting (in Jacques Doillon's 1990 film La Vengeance d’une Femme).
Francis Cabrel (born 23 November 1953 in Agen, France) is a French singer-songwriter and guitarist. Inspired heavily by Bob Dylan, he produced a significant number of albums falling mostly within the realm of folk, with occasional forays into blues or country.
Maxime Le Forestier (born February 10, 1949 as Bruno Le Forestier) is a French singer. He was born in Paris to an English father and a French mother who had lived in England. He had two older sisters, Anne and Catherine. His musical training started on the violin. He attended the Lycée Condorcet, where he studied literature.
Étienne Daho (born January 14, 1956 in Oran) is a French singer who has racked up an extensive number of synth-driven and rock-influenced pop hits in the French-speaking world since 1981. He sings in a low, whispery voice somewhat akin to Leonard Cohen or Benjamin Biolay, and his music videos established his innovative and creative flair visually.