Original French Cast

Jesus Christ Superstar [French Cast]

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The year 1972 saw cast recordings of Jesus Christ Superstar appear all over the world, including Germany, Sweden, and Australia. The French cast included future Eurovision Song Contest winner Anne-Marie David, then 20-years-old, as Mary Magdalene, and the Broadway recording's Bob Bingham. As with most recordings of this type, the work is beautifully crafted and compelling, but little more than a curio beyond the audience for which it was intended.