Alain Marcel is confirmed dead at the age of 68.
Alain was best known as a Algerian-born French actor and music composer.
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Alain Marcel
Born1952
Died9 March 2020(2020-03-09) (aged 67–68)
NationalityFrench
OccupationComposer
Author
Years active1974—2020
Alain Marcel (1952 — 9 March 2020) was an Algerian-born French music composer and author. An important figure of musical theatre and musical comedy in the 1980s, he notably adapted the French versions of Little Shop of Horrors, Kiss Me, Kate, and La Cage aux Folles.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Theatre
2.1 Actor
2.2 Director
2.3 Author
2.4 Composer
3 Filmography
3.1 Films
3.2 Television
4 References
Biography
Marcel studied musical theatre at the Conservatoire de Tours, then at the Conservatoire de Paris. He wrote his first song in 1975 when he was a student of Antoine Vitez.
Marcel initially acted in television and films, while also composing, producing, and appearing in theatrical productions such as Essayez donc nos pédalos and Rayon femmes fortes. In total, he was involved in 570 performances. Essayez donc nos pédalos was choreographed by Tonie Marshall, and it explored homosexuality while it was still criminal.
His greatest success was in the field of musical theatre. He starred in the French versions of Little Shop of Horrors, Kiss Me, Kate, and La Cage aux Folles. He performed at the Théùtre Déjazet, Théùtre de la Porte Saint-Martin, Casino de Paris, and Théùtre Mogador.
In the 2000s, Marcel gradually returned to music, composing music for the shows Le Paris d'Aziz et Mamadou, L’OpĂ©ra de Sarah (both at the ThĂ©Ăątre de l'ƒuvre), and Encore un tour de pĂ©dalos.
Alain Marcel died on 9 March 2020 at the age of 68.
Theatre
Actor
Le Sexe faible (1974)
Les papas naissent dans les armoires (1978)
Essayez donc nos pédalos (1979)
Lulu (2003)
Perthus (2008)
Rue de Babylone (2012)
Le Banquet d'Auteuil (2014)
Director
ScĂšnes de chasse en BaviĂšre (1975)
Essayez donc nos pédalos (1979)
Rayon femmes fortes (1983)
Le Barbier de SĂ©ville (1983)
L'Italienne Ă  Alger (1984)
Les Mariés de la tour Eiffel (1985)
La Petite Boutique des horreurs (1986)
Tam tam au pays des noirs-blancs (1986)
Palier de crabes (1987)
Peter Pan (1991)
Kiss Me, Kate (1992)
La Cage aux folles (1999)
Le Paris d'Aziz et Mamadou (2004)
Perthus (2008)
L'Opéra de Sarah - avant l'Amérique (2009)
Encore un tour de pédalos (2010)
Author
Essayez donc nos pédalos (1979)
Rayon femmes fortes (1983)
Le Paris d'Aziz et Mamadou (2004)
Algérie Chérie (2009)
L'Opéra de Sarah - avant l'Amérique (2009)
Encore un tour de pédalos (2010)
Composer
Essayez donc nos pédalos (1979)
Rayon femmes fortes (1983)
Si jamais je te pince !... (1980)
Le Paris d'Aziz et Mamadou (2004)
Encore un tour de pédalos (2010)
Filmography
Films
Gloria (1977)
Rape of Love (1978)
Diva (1981)
The Cheat (1984)
Television
Jean-Christophe (1978)
Ce diable d'homme (1978)
Une femme, une Ă©poque (1978)
Les EygletiĂšre (1978)
Elle voulait faire du cinéma (1983)
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