Honor Committee

  • Metin ARDITI, Geneva
    Writer, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

  • Bessy ARGYRAKI, Athens (Grèce)
    Performing and Recording Artist

  • Jeff BARNEL, Paris (France)
    Songwriter, record producer and music publisher

  • Daniel-Sidney BECHET, Paris (France)
    Musician, composer

  • Boris BERGMAN, Paris (France)
    Lyricist, writer, actor and film director

  • Michel BERNARD, Drôme Provençale (France)

  • Cécile BERNIER, Paris (France)
    Music publisher, Budde Music France
  • Richard DE BORDEAUX, Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer (France)
    Songwriter, SACEM associate

  • Petula CLARK, C.B.E., Geneva 
    Singer and Actress, Arts and Letters Commander

  • Nicole CROISILLE, Paris (France)
    Singer and Actress, Knight of the Legion of Honor

  • Eric DEMARSAN, Paris (France)
    Film composer and songwriter

  • Guy DEMOLE, Geneva
    Honorary President of the Foundation of the Grand Théâtre de Genève

  • Serge ELHAÏK, Évreux (France)
    Writer, Historian of pop music arrangers

  • Christian GAUBERT, Paris (France)
    Musical Director-Pianist, and Arts and Letters Officer

  • Max GUAZZINI, Paris (France)
    Former Chairman of the Board of the NRJ radio network, and of the Stade Français Paris Rugby

  • Tony HATCH, O.B.E., London (Great Britain)
    Composer, Conductor and Producer

  • Michael VON DER HEIDE, Zurich
    Singer, Composer and Actor

  • Jacques LEISER, Montreux
    Producer, manager and photographer

  • Peter LORNE, Paris
    Singer, Songwriter

  • Makis MATSAS, Athens (Greece)
    President Minos-EMI, a Universal Music Company

  • Jacques METGES, Paris (France)

  • Christian MORIN, Paris (France)
    Presenter, musician and actor

  • Alain MORISOD, Geneva

  • Marie MYRIAM, Paris (France)
    Singer, Lyricist, and Knight of Arts and Letters

  • Xavier OBERSON, Esq., Geneva
    Professor at the Geneva University, Lawyer, Chairman of the Board of the Geneva Opera Foundation

  • Jacques PESSIS, Paris
    Journalist, Writer and Historian

  • The Late Jaques VERNET, Geneva
    Former President of the State Council of the Republic and Canton of Geneva

  • Tom VOLF, Paris (France)
    Director of the film Maria By Callas
    President of the Callas Foundation (Paris)

  • André WAGNIÈRE, Geneva
    Historian, former banker

  • Claude WOLFF, Geneva
    Manager and producer

  • Frédéric ZEITOUN, Paris (France)
    Lyricist, Singer and Columnist