Henri Dès (born 14 December 1940 in Renens, Vaud, Switzerland as Henri Destraz) is a Swiss French-language children's singer and songwriter immensely popular in European Francophone countries. In 1970, he released his first album, Retour. Dès also founded his own record label, Disques Mary-Josée, which he named after his wife.
In 1969, he won the Sopot International Song Festival.
He represented Switzerland in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Retour". It was placed fourth. Henri achieved another fourth place, this time in the Swiss national final for Eurovision 1976, with the song "C'est pour la vie".
On 15 March 2019 he joined striking school children in Lausanne protesting against climate change.
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TV Shows 6
Henri Dès, his retrospective interview (2021)
The Golden Age of Songs From Our Childhood (2020)
The Mirror (2010)
En direct de l'univers (2009)
Henri Dès : Olympia 2003 (2003)
Henri Dès - Le Père Noël était en avance (1998)
The Beautiful Stories of Pomme d'Api (1995)
Victoires de la musique (1985)
L'École des fans (1977)
Birthday1940-12-14 (82 years old)
Birth nameHenri Destraz
Place of birthRenens, Switzerland
Also known asHenri Destraz
- Henri Dès