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Jean-Christophe Averty, figure of Television and Radio, has Died at the age of 88 years

The writer-director Jean-Christophe Averty revolutionized the small screen in the 1960s and 1970s with iconoclastic creations …

This is a figure of the French television and radio who has just left us. The writer-director Jean-Christophe Averty died Saturday at the age of 88, his family said AFP.

Precursor of the clip, Jean-Christophe Averty revolutionized the small screen in the 1960s and 1970s with iconoclastic creations that have a milestone in the use of video, featuring image of great singers such as Yves Montand, Gilbert Bécaud,Johnny Hallyday Serge Gainsbourg and Juliette Greco. He signed over five hundred often innovative programs.

Mosaic of different embodiments of Jean-Christophe Averty. - FTV assembly from documents
Mosaic of different embodiments of Jean-Christophe Averty. – FTV assembly from documents INA / JC AVERTY

Boasting dual parentage pataphysics and surrealism, and defending “an art of the imagination,” Jean-Christophe Averty began at the French Radio and Television in the 1950s before being noticed during the following decade with green Grapes , a provocative issue, and with Scottish showers , At the risk of offending you  or show terror .

On the radio, he hosted for nearly thirty years on France Inter and France Culture the show The Goons music hall , true rehabilitation company of French music heritage.

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