MONACO – 1979 entrant, Jean Baudlot (Laurent Vaguener) passed away aged 79. Through the 1980s he continued working for the Delphine Records company, the most notable compositions for Richard Clayderman and Nicolas de Angelis.
For the second and last time, he released a single under his Laurent Vaguener pseudonym in 1984. In 1988 Delphine Records created a game developer company named Delphine Software International for which he composed numerous songs on Amiga and Atari ST.
His work got mostly favourable mentioning in-game magazine reviews. He continued composing for videogames in the early 1990s most notably Operation Stealth and Flashback: The Quest for Identity.
In 1995 Jean Baudlot formed his own company L’Ours-son Production which specialized in advertising and producing jingles for television and radio.
On the night of the final Vaguener performed 6th in the running order, following Finland and preceding Greece. “Notre vie c’est la musique” had a disco-style arrangement and Vaguener gave a casually presented and vocally indifferent performance.
At the close of voting the song had picked up only 12 points, placing Monaco 16th of the 19 entries. The Monegasque jury awarded its 12 points to Germany.