French singer-songwriter. He was born in Châlons-sur-Marne on 24 April 1963 and died in Paris on 10 January 2010. He was the son of the French caricaturist Cabu. From age 17, Mano Solo played guitar in a punk rock group, les Chihuahuas. He began singing his own compositions in the early nineties. Mixes ska, jazz, java, punk and chanson française.