Francis Blanche, whose real name was John Francis White was born on July 21, 1921. He created with Pierre Dac famous sketches SAR Rabindrantah Duval and “Party to laugh” and the radio series called Signe Furax. He was also the author of hilarious prank calls which were broadcast regularly on radio in the 1960’s. He also wrote poems, lyrics, and music. He died of a heart attack on July 6, 1974.