Sophie Makhno

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Françoise Alice Georgette Lo
Portrait of Sophie Makhno
Born(1935-07-02)July 2, 1935
DiedMarch 2, 2007(2007-03-02) (aged 71)
Pen nameSophie Makhno, Françoise Marin
OccupationLyricist, poet, manager

Sophie Makhno (July 2, 1935 – March 2, 2007), born Françoise Alice Georgette Lo, also known by the artist's name Françoise Marin, was a French singer-songwriter of Ukrainian origin.[1]

From 1963, she worked in collaboration with the singer Barbara for whom she became a lyricist and her secretary. It was in 1964 that she took the pseudonym of Sophie Makhno from her daughter's first name to sign her first words.[1][2]

Sophie Makhno in Philippe Jaroussky's discography, filmography and performance history

Studio albums

Year Work Studio album With
2021 "Septembre (Quel joli temps)" À sa guitare (Album) Thibaut Garcia

On video

Concert programs

See the respective program page for a list of possible recordings.

Complete list of musical pieces using texts by Sophie Makhno

This listing only reflects the musical pieces performed by Philippe Jaroussky.

Year published or performed Title Composer Work/Album Album, video or concert Program Year first published/performed
2021 "Septembre (Quel joli temps)" Barbara Le Mal de vivre À sa guitare (Album) 1965


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sophie Makhno". Wikipedia. Archived from the original on October 5, 2021. Retrieved October 5, 2021.
  2. "Home". Sophie Makhno Website. Archived from the original on October 5, 2021. Retrieved October 5, 2021.