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Richard Gotainer was born on March 30, 1948 in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. Her parents, Frédérique and Georges, have a furniture store. Richard is a happy child, to say the least. His taste for laughs and for derision is evident from school, which even earned him a "Good Mood Prize". In addition, he shows very early creative gifts that could not be more varied. Tinkering, photography, taste for sound give rise to intensive hacking, in particular on the magneto that he receives for his 13th birthday and which allows him to record any ambient sound.
His adolescence is spent between summer camps and delusions of all kinds with his friend Jacky, future press officer and TV host. Together, they write sketches which in general only make them laugh. However, we see them on the stages of some Parisian cabarets, but to no...

Photos © Tony Frank
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