Jean-Jacques Perrey

French composer (1929-2016)

Jean-Jacques Perrey (French: [pɛʁɛ]; January 20, 1929 – November 4, 2016) was a French electronic music producer. He was best known for writing electronic music. He worked with the duo Perrey and Kingsley. He was also known for producing the them "The Elephant Never Forgets", used in El Chavo del Ocho and "Baroque Hoedown", used in Main Street Electrical Parade and in El Chapulín Colorado.

Jean-Jacques Perrey
Perrey in 2006.
Perrey in 2006.
Background information
Born(1929-01-20)January 20, 1929
Paris, France
DiedNovember 4, 2016(2016-11-04) (aged 87)
Lausanne, Switzerland
GenresElectronic music
Occupation(s)Electronic musician,
InstrumentsSynthesizer, Ondioline
Years active1953-1983 / 1996-2016

Perrey died from complications of lung cancer in Lausanne, Switzerland, aged 87.[1]



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