[shahn-suh n-yey; French shahn-saw-nyey]
- a singer or writer of chansons, especially a cabaret performer who specializes in songs that are a combination of melody and rapid spoken patter.
Origin of chansonnier
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If there is one thing that Mr. Whitman is not, it is this, for Branger was a chansonnier.Views and Reviews