Coauthor Daniderff's girlfriend. Sometimes Henry Lemonnier is credited instead of Louis Mauban as coauthor. American soldiers of WW I introduced it home to liven up the roaring twenties. Bertal & Mauban wrote an answer song in '26: J'ai retrouvé Titine.
Marcelly [oldest recording for Pathé]
Jack Hylton [as Titina]
Vincent Lopez [idem]
Ben Bernie [idem]
Moulin Rouge Dance Orch. [idem]
Billy Murray [idem]
Charlie Chaplin [in film Modern Times with nonsense lyrics; unaware of the copyrights]
Jacques Brel [his Titine elaborates on answer song J'ai retrouvé Titine]
Nino Rota [in Fellini film I Clowns]
J-Five feat. Charles Chaplin [as Modern Times n°1 Fr]
Modern Times was Chaplin's first talkie and so this was the first time the audience heard his voice. The nonsense words where his way to make his point: Chaplin films are better off without spoken word.