About Thomas Dutronc

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Thomas Dutronc (born 16 June 1973 in Paris) is a French singer and jazz manouche guitarist. His mother is the singer, songwriter, guitarist Françoise Hardy; his father the singer, songwriter, guitarist, and film actor Jacques Dutronc.

Career

He first wanted to become a photographer, but then had the passion of playing the guitar because of his parents.

On 13 February 2008, he received the UNAC award for his song "J'aime plus Paris". It also became the most played French single around the world during 2008.

On 8 March 2008, he was nominated at the 23rd Victoires de la Musique in the both categories as new artist of the year and album of the year.

Philanthropy

Thomas Dutronc has been a member of the charity ensemble Les Enfoirés since 2009.

Awards