Francell, Fernand

BORN 9 Nov 1879, Gevrey-Chambertin, Côte-d'Or - DIED 18 Feb 1966, Paris
BIRTH NAME François, Fernand Claude Eugène
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Passy Cimetière, 2 Rue du Commandant Schloesing (division 01)

Fernand Francell studied at the Conservatory in Paris where Jacques Isnardon and Rose Caron were his teachers. He debuted at the Opéra-Comique in 1906 as Vincent in Gounod's "Mireille". He sang many other parts and in 1908 he also appeared at the Théâtre de la Gaîté in Paris. In 1921 he appeared as Mârouf in Nice with great success. In 1932 he appeared as Louis XIII in the film "Les Trois Mousquetaires" and in in 1936 he had a role in "L'Appel du silence", in which his daughter Jacqueline Francell appeared as well.

• Daughter: Francell, Jacqueline


The grave of Fernand Francell and Jacqueline Francell at Passy Cemetery, Paris.
Picture by Androom (06 Nov 2016)


Passy (75) : tombeaux remarquables de la 1ère division - Cimetières de France et d'ailleurs

Francell, Jacqueline

Published: 14 Jan 2024
Last update: 14 Jan 2024