was born close to PARIS ( FRANCE
). It is at the age of eleven years and half that it will
have, on the initiative of his/her mother, to take her first
lessons of music with the Master Abel MONESTES, who was decorated
the medal with arts and letters by the writer - Minister for
the culture André MALRAUX.
At 12 years , more precisely fifteen days before this birthday , Guy the study of its first instrument starts : the accordion . Four months later it takes part in the competition of the town of PUTEAUX and gains the first price gold medal with a partition which one normally faces at the end of two even three years .
At 15 years, it is youngest
of a group of ten accordionists called " dixtuor Parisien
", with which it occurs with the embassy from BELGIUM in PARIS like on the scene of the largest
cinema Européen (5200 places): Gaumont de luxe hotel,
in PARIS. This year –there, it animates
its first dance band the national feastday of July 14 and,
in November, gains the first price medal of gold of the contest
of the town of PARIS which will provide him
the occasion to record its first disc.
At 16 years , after four years of instrumental practice , Guy the cut of accordion of the competition of SAINT - DENIS gains , of category “ Honor ” , as well as the cut of the Grand Prix of the town of SAINT - DENIS near PARIS.
In very another register , in spring , after having taken part in a national competition of the technical training schools , it was classified third of France with handing - over of diploma to the palace of Challot to Paris .
This same year , on a proposal from its Professor , Abel MONESTES ( Medal - holder of Arts and Letter - handing - over by André MALRAUX ), which gets pupils to him knowing that it is intended for this profession , Guy begins teaching musical theory and instrument , making it possible some to gain a gold medal in competition of end of school year .
At 19 years, in North Africa,
ALGERIA it will have the advisability of
occurring for some concerts.
At 21 years, making the decision
to make career in the music, it will work with eagerness to
acquire, on the signal-level, the traditional repertory of
the accordion as much traditional than jazz, assimilating
the French and American techniques. But also Theory, harmony,
counterpoint (with the Master Louis LUNAZZI), like piano,
bandonion, guitar and electronic organ.
In 1965 it
obtains its diploma for the occupation of professor of music.
In 1966 it
gains the national " National Trophy "of accordion ( cup of FRANCE
CPAF, test piece the CAMPANELLA of F. LISZT ).
In 1967 on
examination, he becomes type-setter member of the SACEM ( company
of the authors, composers, editors of music ).
In 1968 It
gains the cut of Europe of accordion ( CPAF, test piece
the MAGPIE ROBBER of G. ROSSINI ).
In 1969 it
signs its first contract of edition, with a sonatine. In the
occasion in one concert in the cross room, in PARIS
it will occur as soloist of the orchestra with plectres
of the SNCF, made up of 50 musicians, by interpreting an arrangement
of the " black eyes " ( schwarz augen ),
under the direction of Sylvain DAGOSTO.
In 1970 in
November, it records its first commercial disc in the famous
studio become local of radio - Montmartre in PARIS which will be worth to him to be diffused on radio EUROPE
1. This same year, Guy creates one preceding while accompanying,
with the raised foot, in sight reading, the singer soprano
colorature of the opera of Paris : Elyane
In 1973 it
melts association " Music lover – Argenteuillais
club ", of which he is President – Directeur. It
forms there an orchestra, made up of 30 of its pupils accordionists,
with whom it will record a disc in 1977 and one audio cassette
in 1980. With this orchestra which it will lead during nearly
10 years, it will gain a first price and cut in PARIS and this one, under its crook, will know BELGIUM, HOLLAND, SWITZERLAND and LUXEMBOURG.
In 1979 Guy
VIVIER writes the music of a musical entitled " it was
once the love ", which it will record on audio cassette
and with which it will take part in the festival of the popular
song in TOKYO in JAPAN.
In 1980 on
examination, he becomes author and arranger of the "
company of the authors, composers, editors of music "
In 1982 it
is elected President of the " FEDERAL CENTER and PEDAGOGIQUE
of the ORGAN and the ACCORDEON of FRANCE ". At that time,
with an aim of carrying out various projects, Guy involves
itself up to 12 hours per day with the piano, with the accordion
like with the organ. (
With the autumn he becomes vice - president of the section Karate of municipal Olympic club of his city )
In 1984 it
presents, within the framework of the world cut of accordion,
with FOLKESTONE in GREAT BRITAIN
an orchestra which will be classified second of its
In 1985 it
produces two discs: one with the electronic organ, that it
records in SWITZERLAND and the other with
its pupils, in FRANCE It also publishes a
catalogue of works of reference for electronic organ for the
contests and of the estudiantins courses. It makes also a
concert in SWITZERLAND in the canton of VALAIS.
In 1986 it
occurs in concert with the " festival of autumn of accordion
of the United Kingdom »
In 1987 it
occurs in the high-speed motorboat for the second time at
the " festival of autumn of accordion of – the
UNITED KINGDOM", which is worth to him
to be in photograph with the one of the magazine " Accordion
In 1988 it
creates the first world catalogue of works JAZZ for ACCORDEON.
In August, in – NEW YORK
( USA ) , it takes part in the jubile
of association " American Accordionists' Association
" ( A.A.A. ), ensuring the promotion of its
disc " Recital match Jazz – Accordion music ".
As of this time he becomes chronicler and sees regularly appearing
his articles and publicities in the magazines: Accordion –
gram ( USA ) , Red Block (
USA ) , Accordion review ( AUSTRALIA )
, Accordion Monthly News ( ENGLAND )
, Official Bulletin ARMED ( SWISS )
, Artistes and varieties ( FRANCE )
, newspaper of the accordion Cavagnolo ( FRANCE )
, international Harmonika ( GERMANY )
Its compositions are also published
in various countries: THE UNITED KINGDOM, SWITZERLAND, FRANCE,
In 1989 it
gives a concert to the TYROL in AUSTRIA then in Asia, in SINGAPORE From
now on, the annual edition of encyclopaedia QUID registers
its name among the musicians of international fame at the
headings: electronic organ and Accordion
like with that of associations for this instrument.
In 1990 Guy
takes part in the concert of fence of the jubile of association " Accordion Teachers Guild " ( ATG ) in
KANSAS – CITY ( USA)
and at once after from there will give a concert to HONG
– KONG ( Britannique concession ).
Then, enters in People's Republic of CHINA where it will animate seminars and will give concerts and
recitals in the towns of SHANGHAI, XI'
AN, TIANJIN and, with PEKIN in the largest room of CHINA. It will be,
so the first foreigner in the world to be taken part in the
jury of a contest of accordion in CHINA with PEKIN ( country cash a few hundred million
accordionists ). He will be also the first European to
make a recital of accordion in CHINA and
will see himself allotting a certificate attesting each one
of these innovations, as well as a third, plus the chart of
member of the Chinese association of the Accordionists, naming
it responsible for the cultural relations between CHINA and EUROPE elected for ten years.
The recording of its recital with SHANGHAI will consequently be diffused on RADIO – SHANGHAI
and from now on its compositions will be taught in the higher
academies of music of CHINA.
This same year he becomes Producteur by publishing his own
compositions under the label : "
Le VIVIER à
In 1991 Guy
appears in the world book of the accordion: " Stories
of accordions " cosigned by Didier ROUSSIN and François
BILLIARDS (editions Climats).
In 1992 he
is a judge – music with the jury of the cut of FRANCE of ballets on ice. Some magazines of accordion publish its
compositions in SWITZERLAND, U.S.A
To spring, it gives concerts and recital with VENEZUELA and, in summer, it makes a round in ASIA and with the ANTIPODES, which makes it occur with:
SINGAPORE, SYDNEY ( AUSTRALIA )
, festival of CHRISTCHURH
( NEW – ZELAND ) with concerts,
recitals, master – class, member of the jury of the
2ßt Australian and Australasian contest of accordion
and animation dancing at the time of the national festival.
This round will be closed by one show-televised on line, with
interview, in HONG – KONG.In October, it gives a concert of organ, in the Saint-Denis church contiguous to the castle of MERY-on-oise which was property of the Countess of Ségur, as a Professor of music downtown this of the Valley Of oise near Paris..
In 1993 Guy
is elected honorary member by the federation of the accordionists
of NEW – ZELANDE ( NZFOA ),
and company FROSINI of SWEDEN names it active
member. Book " GUINNESS OF the RECORDS " delivers
the mentioning diploma to him: the " First European to have presented a recital of accordion in CHINA concert given to PEKIN on
August 31, 1990 " Le Wednesday November 24, " France
2 television " diffuses the telefilm: " Julie soon
twelve years and half " for which it recorded musics.
During the summer, written Guy
and composes 102 poems, songs and piano musics, organ, accordion,
bandonion and guitar. In ICELAND the national
magazine " harmonikan " devotes to him an article
with its photograph with the organ. In FRANCE,
it records, while improvising, a cassette entitled "
Ragga accordion music ".
In 1994 the
14th edition of the " WHO' S WHO music " reveals
it in its world census. And " GUINNESS OF the RECORDS
" in fact in his edition delivers it as much annual,
in accordance with the already given diploma.
In November, Guy answers the interview of " BLUE
- RADIO " while carrying out a recording, on line,
at the house of the radio, in PARIS En December,
these is " RADIO OPERATOR – TURNS " which
will interviewra it in its buildings.
In 1995 it
will be interviewed by " RADIO – BESANCON "
which will diffuse and transmit to " RADIO – FOURVIERE
" of LYON, like to forty radios through FRANCE. It is published in ROME in ITALY. March 18, it takes part in the
concert of the jubilee of " FROSINI SOCIETY " of
SWEDEN given to the ROYAL ACADEMY of MUSIC
In May, it gives concerts in RUSSIA with SAINT – PETERSBOURG within the framework
of the " international musical festival of the Baltic
" at the house of the culture " Majak " ( old
Palate ) and in the Pouchkine church. A diploma for the
occupation of concert performer will be allotted to him and
the large concert performer, the organizer, Oleg SHAROV will
declare about it: " It is an amazing
man, with a technique and a very coloured musical expression
He sees himself devoting several pages in the two editions
of the book " the night of the accordion " of Dany
MAURICE, alias NASLAIN.
In 1996 Guy
becomes member of the SPEDIDAM " company of perception
and of distribution of the rights of the artists – interpreters
of the music and the dance " Puis it declares at the
" company of the men of letters " (SGDL) 200 poems
under the title " poetry in full heart ". Ministry,
Mrs Anne-Marie IDRAC, Secretary of State, marry of the sub-prefect
of Argenteuil, pay homage to Guy VIVIER for the teaching pianistic
which it exempted to his daughters. In summer, Guy makes a
round in concerts, recitals and TV-SHOWS in VENEZUELA playing on this occasion with the palate of the government
for his excellence Henrique Fernando SALAS ROMER, governor
of the state of CARABOBO Guy receives a commemorative
plate decreed by the academy " Juan Sebastian Bach "
at the time of his concert at the institute of Hispanique
culture. Guy, president-organizer of the international contest
of the teaching national center ( C.F.P.O.A.F. ),
accomodates, for the first time in France, a significant delegation
of CHINESE accordionists. What is worth to
him to receive from the Mayor of the town of ARGENTEUIL a letter qualifying it for its " undeniable contribution
with the culture like with the radiation of our country: of
eminent Ambassador of the music and French
culture ". In the four past years, Guy wrote and composed
more than 750 works in poetry and music.
In 1997 it
is published in CHINA with an audio cassette
whose face is devoted to the accordion jazz, and a collection
including / understanding all the titles of the
aforementioned cassette. The town of Argenteuil publishes
a box of 3 CD " working memories " in which Guy
recorded 5 ethniques musics and where figure its first published
poem. GUY, also humoristic, have just completed the corrections
of manuscripts intended for two books of spoonerisms, puns,
stories and riddles whose total amounts to 6500.
In 1998 it
records, in March, a double album ethniques CD of musics of
its composition, that is to say 20 countries represented in
the 30 titles. In July, in seven days (sixty three hours),
he writes a novel of one hundred eighty five pages. In November,
he is the invited artist, for the concert of fence, and member
of the jury, with the first international contest of accordion " MEISHI " with CHENGDU province
of the SICHUAN, CHINA .
In 1999 Guy
appears with photographs, texts and publicities of his German
editor in the guide 1999/2000 of the Italian show business " I magnifici delle 7 note ". He composes and records
the musics of film " memory of an emigrant " of
Michel DREANO. Then it records, in MILAN ( ITALY ) a second double album CD of
its compositions. Then written Guy, in 8,5 days, its third
novel comprising 260 pages. Then it leaves to the
USA for series concerts, recitals, master-class,
plays radio main road " N.P.R. " in WASHINGTON
and occurs, on line, with television, PHILADELPHIA.
The French monthly magazine " Accordion magazine "
publishes its partition " creole party " as well
as the photograph of the foreign groups having taken part
in its 32ème annual international contest.
In 2000 in
Guy, January his edition " LE VIVIER LITTERAIRE ",
with logo declared at " the national institute of the
patent rights ", by publishing its first collection of
poetries under title " HUSH !... It IS FOR the CHILDREN
". Its first double album CD is published and marketed
in ITALY and on Internet under the title " Guy VIVIER folklore nel mondo Fisarmonica e orchestra
In 2001 January
4, Guy completes its fourth novel, a tragedy of 444 pages
having required 195 working hours distributed over three weeks,
of which a 9 hours night not-stop. In March it composes, according
to thirty titles, 30 musics of the legendary style swing-haversack,
From now on, Guy has approximately 650 musical compositions
for piano, accordion, bandonion, guitar, organ and orchestra
(Spanish suite, Argentina suite , American suite, Brazilian
suite, caraibian suite), like 740 poems.
In June, it appears in the book " the accordion without
drum nor trumpet " of Christian LAPRERIE.
In July-August, Guy makes a round through CHINA during which it will pass to television, the radio, will give
master-class and will be member of the jury in the cities
of: PEKIN, ZHANGJIAN ( province
of GUANGXI ) , JINAN ( province of SHANDONG ) , SHANGHAI, GUILIN ( province of GUANXI ) , NANCHANG ( province of JIANGXI )
, JINGDEZEHEN ( province of JIANGXI )
, ANQING ( province of ANHUI )
, JIANGYIAN ( province of JIANGSU ).
With this occasion, it will be seen giving two certificates,
of which one by " SCHOOL YONGTAI ", of the PEKIN
one of ten best among the 200 first classified in CHINA which will engage it, with contract,
like advising artistic musical.
December 26, it declares 103 titles, including seven with
texts, with the SACEM.
In 2002 during
the " 35th international contest of accordion, piano,
electronic organ and guitar " organized by GUY VIVIER
for the C.F.P.O.A.F. which it chairs, him and its association
is twinned officially with school YONGTAI of BEIJING ( one
of ten the best of CHINA ).
Guy and the " FEDERAL CENTER and PEDAGOGIQUE of the ORGAN
and the ACCORDEON of FRANCE" that it chairs, appear in
book " WALSHE essential GUIDE to Accordion and Harmonica
vents " ( in English language ) of WILLOUGHBY
ANN WALSHE, editions KARTHAUSE – SCHMÜLLING,
In 2003, Guy has 1041 poems and 690 musical compositions. He has just published his first continuation for orchestra, one duration of 12' 20 '', dedicated to the orchestra of KANSAS – CITY, the USA, directed by Mrs. JOAN COCHRAN SOMMERS. He takes part as artist invited in the 63ème annual festival A.T.G. with CHICAGO-USA, then with the 32ème annual Scandinavian festival of RANSÄTER – SWEDEN.
In 2004, in Guy, April makes a round in CHINA, initially with LESHAN, province of the SICHUAN where it will give a concert then will be seen decreeing, at the university of LESHAN, the diploma of Professor of music. Then it will go to XIAMEN, province of the FUJIAN where it will give two concerts, of which one recorded for television, and will animate Master class at the university for the students of last year.
In 2005, in June, Guy is with the poster of the National festival of "Accordion Teacher Guild" (A.T.G.) U.S.A, in CHICAGO, then it goes at the beginning of July with the festival of RANSÄTER to SWEDEN where it will be in the high-speed motorboat on the official magazine. This year, after a five years thinking, Guy makes the decision to cease any instrumental drive and to give up its performance in concerts and recitals throughout the world in order to devote itself, while remaining Professor in exercise, with the musical composition for a definite project of a rare scale.
In 2006, in Guy, July organizes his last competition for the FEDERAL CENTER and PEDAGOGICAL of the ORGAN and the ACCORDION of FRANCE from which it ensures the direction since 1982, which will once more provide him the occasion to receive many Chinese candidates. That achieved, Guy decides to put association C.F.P.O.A.F. in sleep, therefore to suspend the annual international contest, for one duration of five years. Guy starts to carry out an ambitious project of musical compositions
In 2007, Guy continues to carry out his ambitious project of musical compositions.
In 2008, Guy continues to carry out his ambitious project of musical compositions.
In 2009, Guy continues to carry out his ambitious project of musical compositions.
In 2010, dissolved Guy two associations: MELOMANE-CLUB, which it founded in 1973, and C.F.P.O.A.F. which it chaired since 1982. It is lightened thus to be invested still more in the musical composition the publication with the Official Journal of February 24 will ratify this decision.
In 2011, Guy continues to carry out his ambitious project of musical compositions. At the end of September he is member of the jury of the association of the PHILIPPINES "Mutyang Paris 2011" for the election of its Miss France.
In 2012, Guy continues to carry out his ambitious project of musical compositions. July 1, date birthday of its ambitious project, Guy enters more than 2100 compositions and musical arrangements carried out in seven years. The project continues...
However in July, with passage in AUSTRIA, in the TYROL, Guy is honoured for his musical compostion "GRUSS GOT AUS MÖSERN " being reproduced on double CD published at M.A P., in MILAN, while being inserted with photograph in the magazine PZ (Zeitung Plate) whose publication appears in the September issue of.
Then, going to HUNGARY, to the invitation of prestigious vintage OREMUS (wine of TOKAY) it is invited with his wife to a "vertical tasting " appealing, at this oenophilist having remained at the university of the wine of SUZE - la Rousse, with its world experiment in this field.
In 2013, Guy intensifies his project of musical composition which, since the beginning, sees it vis-a-vis with its computer, without having recourse to any musical instrument, to transcribe what it hears in his head thanks to his "absolute pitch "
In 2014 , Guy devotes himself imperturbably to his project of musical compositions , his Muse being always also prolific .
In 2015 , Guy continues with assiduity his famous project of musical compositions , but the result will not be yet for this year , course the ten years of creativity being at the horizon October 1st, 2015 .
In 2016 , Guy moves briskly towards the end of the project of musical writing begun eleven years before . The result will be for the autumn with on the way the establishment of several world records , we will return there …
On YOUTUBE , from now on 102 VIDEOS ( And also of the audios only ) of GUY appear interprets and / or Composer ( Piano , Accordion , Guitar , Bandonion ) , but also his pupils as of the award - winnings of international competitions which it organized in his good city of the impressionists .
In 2017 , by January 4th , Guy undertakes to finish his colossal project of musical composition started in October 2005 and in front of being completed at the beginning of the spring of this year . What should make 12 years of assiduous work but for which it is necessary to cut off two years devoted under investigation from data processing , the ten years remaining being only school years , that is to say nearly 330 weeks to realize more than 3000 titles such as preset at the beginning of the project . With this intention , Guy will have completely forsaken very practical instrumental on his five instruments , the call of his Muse having been most extremely .
At the end of March , Guy finished his preliminary draft but decides , to make good measure , to write still until the end of December , ultimate peroration of an insatiable composer …
On November 8th , Guy earlier completes his preliminary draft such as definite twelve years while has just finished a cycle of nine sonatas for piano realized in less than four months . He has from now on with the more high level all the various techniques of the musical writing energy of the running away to the accordion music kind , via all the strong ethnic musical currents of planet , without forgetting the jazz and his various currents plus the symphonic music , and of course the absolute control of the writing for each universal instrument being used to interpret all works with regard to them . HOWEVER Guy , the demanding extremist with respect to him even , decides to make good measure to add four perforated ambitious in front of being completed at the end of January 2018 . In this solitary adventure , during which it will have devoted in more two years split up to the control of the data - processing parameters , it will have established some world records but , non content with that , it is essential to compose to establish an additional record until the end of June 2018 . Thus go at the end of June to reveal the final number …
In 2018 , on January 2nd makes it possible to Guy to start the last straight line of its “ Kolossal ” project whose end is fixed at June 30th , but up to that point the effort will be intense in order to garner a last record . This date passed , Guy will communicate the detail of the daring bet which was born thirteen years here are now . However another project , former to this one , literary this time , will come at once to take over insatiable creativity …
on February 28th , Guy completes the composition of a symphonic work ( Wood , coppers , cords ) exceeding the 17 minutes and joining together 27 topics on 178 pages on nearly ten seven thousand measurements . The whole carried out in a hundred hours …
On May 31st , Guy completes the composition of a symphony exceeding the 49 minutes and having nearly 19300 bar out of 142 pages , the whole carried out in 150 hours . In the thirteenth year of writing : 2005 - 2018 , its goal is reached , and even well beyond that . Although being from now on owner of several records it will start the realization of the last which should close , in December , its gigantic musica.l project All this before connecting on another literary project envisaged of long time .
August 15th , and it left to complete the musical project in December , while beginning the fourteenth consecutive year of compositions and literature . The detail plus a cascade of records will be announced at the limit …