Gus Viseur

Gus Viseur ( May 15, 1915 – August 25, 1974) was a Belgian button accordionist. Gustave-Joseph Viseur, born in Lessines, Belgium, was a virtuoso in the musette genre, during the swing era in the 1930s, with Gus Viseur et son orchestre. He is the only jazz accordionist who is a member of the famous Hot Club de France, conducted by Charles Delaunay. Gus Viseur began his career playing in the streets of Paris. He managed to get a great sound from a chromatic button accordion. It was clear that he was doing something innovative: He helped create the accordion-jazz style known as manouche.

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