Mort Shuman

Mortimer Shuman

Also known as . Shuman, Морт Шуман, E. Shurman, H. Shuman, M . Shuman, M Schuman, M Shuman, M. Shuman, M. シューマン, M. Pomus, M. Schuman, M. Schumann, M. Shiman, M. Shuman, M. Shumann, M.Schuman, M.Shuman, Mort - Shuman, Mort Schuman, Mort Schumann, Mort Shulman, Mort Shuma, Mort Shuman IV, Mort Shumann, Mortimer Shuman, Morty Shuman, R. Shuman, Scheman, Schman, Schulman, Schuman, Schumann, Sguman, Shulman, Shuman, Shumann, Shumen, Shunab, Shurman, Skuman
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Discography of Mort Shuman:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Sex O'Clock U.S.A. (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 11 Audio 1976 London Records
2 Baby Come On / You're My Man 2 Audio 1976 London Records
3 Sorrow / Botany Bay 2 Audio 1976 Philips
4 Master Serie 16 Audio 1998 Podis
5 Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris 22 Audio 1968 Columbia Masterworks
6 Sorrow / Botany Bay 2 Audio 1976 Philips
7 Best Of 18 Audio 2001 Mercury
8 Desperate Ones (Les Désespérés) / If We Only Have Love (Quand On A Que L'Amour) 2 Audio 1968 Columbia
9 Sorrow / Botany Bay 2 Audio 1976 Philips
10 Mort Shuman 10 Audio 1973 Philips
11 Mein Gesicht 10 Audio 1979 Phonogram
12 Plus Ça Va, Moins Ça Va... 2 Audio 1977 Philips
13 Il Lago Maggiore / Shami-Sha 2 Audio 1973 Philips
14 Des Chansons Sentimentales 10 Audio 1974 Philips
15 Amerika 10 Audio 1972 Philips
16 Eric Blau's Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris 26 Audio 1974 Atlantic
17 Sex O'Clock U.S.A. (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 11 Audio 1977 Ariola
18 Papa-Tango-Charly / Dansons 2 Audio 1976 Philips
19 Voila Comment.. 9 Audio 1973 Philips
20 Le Lac Majeur 2 Audio 1973 Philips
21 Comme Avant 2 Audio 1978 Philips
22 Machines / La Drôle De Folie Que Je Vis 2 Audio 1980 Philips
23 Sorrow / Botany Bay 2 Audio 1976 Philips
24 My Death 15 Audio 1969 Reprise Records
25 Save The Last Dance For Me 2 Audio 1976 Philips
26 My Death 18 Audio 2009-09-28 Rev-Ola
27 Sex O'clock / Baby Come On 2 Audio 1977 Euromusic (2)
28 Sorrow 2 Audio 1976 Philips
29 Amerika 10 Audio 1997 Mercury
30 Never Will You Know 2 Audio 1984 Polydor
31 La Splendeur De Rome / La Muselière 2 Audio 1974 Philips
32 Gone Are The Days 2 Audio 1977 Philips
33 Un Type Comme Moi Ne Devrait Jamais Mourir (Bande Sonore Originale Du Film) 2 Audio 1976 Pathé Marconi EMI
34 Lago Maggiore Im Schnee 2 Audio 1973 Philips
35 Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris 23 Audio 2002-05-28
36 B.O. Du Film "Tous Vedettes" 2 Audio 1979 Philips
37 Sha Mi Sha (Shami-Sha) / The Western Shore (Le Lac Majeur) 2 Audio 1973 Philips
38 Promised Land 2 Audio 1991 EastWest
39 My Name Is Mortimer 10 Audio 1977 Philips
40 Gestern (Sorrow) 2 Audio 1977 Philips
41 Amerika 10 Audio 1976 Philips
42 Le Lac Majeur / Shami-Sha 2 Audio Philips
43 Turn Me Loose / I'm A Man 2 Audio 1959 Decca
44 Une Femme Fidele 15 Audio 1976 Pathé
45 Sorrow / Botany Bay 2 Audio 1976 Philips
46 Le Lac Majeur / Shami-Sha 2 Audio 1973 Philips
47 Mort Shuman 23 Audio Impact (2)
48 Mort Shuman Chante Ses Plus Grands Succès De 1972 A 1976 10 Audio 1977 Philips
49 Le Lac Majeur 10 Audio Philips
50 My Name Is Mortimer 10 Audio 1977


Born 12.11. 1936 in New York City . Died 3.11.1991 in London. Brooklyn born songwriter.

Worked together with [a=Doc Pomus]. Their collaboration's output include classic such as [a=Elvis Presley]'s "Surrender" and "His Latest Flame" or [a=Drifters, The] "Save The Last Dance For Me".

During a stay in Paris, he met [a=Jacques Brel] whose songs he adapted in English and made into the "Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris" musical.

His English adaptations of Brel's songs have been performed by many artists including [a=Scott Walker], [a=David Bowie] or [a=Dionne Warwick].

In the 60s he moved permanently to Paris, where he embarked on a very successful recording career in French, scoring six gold records and one genuine popular classic in the shape of "Le Lac Majeur".

He continued writing material for other artists until his death in 1991.

Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2010 (songwriter)


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