Claudine Longet

Pop Singer

Claudine Longet was born in Paris, Île-de-France, France on January 29th, 1942 and is the Pop Singer. At the age of 82, Claudine Longet biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Claudine Georgette Longet
Date of Birth
January 29, 1942
Place of Birth
Paris, Île-de-France, France
82 years old
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Singer, Television Actor
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Claudine Longet Life

Claudine Georgette Longet (born 29 January 1941) is a French-American singer, actress, dancer, and recording artist who was famous in the 1960s and 1970s. Longet, a born in Paris, France, was married to American singer and television entertainer Andy Williams from 1961 to 1975.

Since being found guilty of negligent murder in connection with her boyfriend's death, former Olympic skier Spider Sabich, she has maintained a private profile since 1977.


Claudine Longet Career


In two 1963 episodes of McHale's Navy, she made her first appearances as an actress on television. She appeared in the same 1964 theatrical feature film. Many of her actress appearances during the 1960s were in episodes of television adventure series including Twelve O'Clock High, Combat!, The Name of the Game, The Rat Patrol, Hogan's Heroes, and Alias Smith and Jones. In the 1965 episode "The Silent Dissuaders" of the NBC education drama series "Mr. Novak," starring James Franciscus, Longet was cast as Sharhri Javid.

She appeared on The Andy Williams Showcase and Specials several times. She appeared on various television and music shows, including those of singers Bobby Darin and Tom Jones. Longet was described by Williams as "a beautiful, athletic, slender, petite brunette with large doe eyes--my favorite French singer."

In 1966, she had a career breakthrough. She appeared in the season-one finale of Run for Your Life starring Ben Gazzara. She performed her English-French bilingual interpretation of Antônio Carlos Jobim's boss, "Meditaço" in the episode "The Sadness of a Happy Time" ("Meditaço"). The episode was broadcast on May 16, 1966.

Herb Alpert, a cofounder of A&M Records, was one of the viewers who were charmed by Longet's appearance on "Meditation." In 1966, Alpert met Longet at a New Orleans club, he gave her a recording contract with his corporation. Between 1966 and 1970, Longet released singles and five albums for A&M Records.

Longet's first single release for A&M was "Meditation." "A Felicidade," "How Sensatez"), and "Dindi" are two other Jobim compositions she has collected, as "Insensatez" is one of "How Insensitive" ("Insensatez"), and "Dindi" is among her other work.

Longet costarred with Peter Sellers in The Party, a box-office smash written, produced, and directed by Blake Edwards in 1968. In the film, Longet sang "Nothing to Lose" (music by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Don Black).

She appeared on Williams' Barnaby Records label in 1971. Barnaby released singles and two albums: We've Only Begunted in 1971 and Let's Spend the Night Together in 1972. She also recorded songs for Barnaby's forthcoming third album that went unveiled. Many of the songs for the forthcoming third album appeared on the 1993 CD titled Sugar Me, after the Lynsey de Paul song that Longet covered in the early 1970s, but some of the other songs are missing or presumed lost.

The Flower (a non-singing role) on the children's album The Little Prince was released in 1975, based on Antoine de Saint Exupéry's book. In 1976, the album received the Grammy Award for Best Album for Children.

She has had a blast on the music charts. Claudine, her 1967 debut album, debuted at number one on the Billboard pop charts in the United States. Claudine's debut as a RIAA-certified gold album, with more than 500,000 copies sold. The Look of Love peaked at #33 in 1967, and Love Is Blue peaked at number 29 on the Billboard pop albums chart in the United States in 1968.

Nick DeCaro, arranger Nick DeCaro, was longet's musical companion on her charting albums. As well as We've Only Begun on Barnaby, she also arranged her other two albums, A&M, Colours (1968) and Run Wild, Run Free (1970).

On the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart in the United States, she had hit singles in America. "Here, There and Everywhere" (composed by John Lennon and McCartney), "Good Day Sunshine" (composed by Terry MacNeil and Peter McCartney), and "Love is Blue" (text by André Lemaire and Pierre Courant), a 1967 Eurovision Song Contest entry in which she gained fourth place (music by André Popp and French lyrics by Pierre Cour [Pierre Lemaire] are among her charting singles (music by André Lemaire "Wanderlove" (music and lyrics by Mason Williams) climbed to #7 on the sings charts in Singapore, and it rose to the top of the singles charts. She is still popular in Japan, where all of her original albums were reissued on CD.