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Jean Nô

Songwriter-singer founder of « les Enfantastiques »

Background / Academic and professional background

After having studied at the Paris Ecole Normale de Musique, he began teaching in Music Conservatories before finally deciding to move to Paris.  He has also sang in cabarets as well as acting as a television animator on CANAL J, a cable channel for children.

He now dedicates his talents as author and singer-songwriter to songs and concerts destined for younger audiences, primarily in the context of the “Mr. Nô “ series of concerts.

He participated in 2013 and in 2014 in the Children’s forum and helped create songs of engagement with the children of Le Havre and surrounding area.  He also animates the Celebration of Projects through Song, an event which marks the end of a fruitful year of action projects.

ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

“Les Enfantastiques”, “The Fantastikids”, and “Los Fantaschicos” are children’s choirs which sing songs in three languages written in cooperation with the children and teachers of elementary school classrooms.
The collective work consisting of the 9 “Enfantastiques” Children’s choir albums has become a pedagogical support for choral singing in numerous schools across the globe.  In this way, it has become a source of inspiration to children the world over for ideas of citizenship, humanism, and solidarity.

QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

Songs written with children
Songs sung by children,
Songs for other children.