Who composed… the iconic Fort Boyard credits?
Fort Boyard would never be Fort Boyard without its epic soundtrack. As the new season approaches, a look back at its mythical composer.
Paul Koulak, whose real name is Paul Koulaksezian, studied music at the National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris. He also composed the music for Without youinterpreted by Martine Clémenceau at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1973. Paul Koulak, Composer of the end credits of “Fort Boyard”, left us on June 28th, 2021, leaving behind a mythical end credits that were instrumental in the success of this legendary show. This discreet man has starred in famous films such as The Adventures of Rabbi Jacob or Borsalino, according to the newspaper Progress. His music has been seen all over the world, with the show’s credits being the same for all versions of the game worldwide. Paul Koulak also produced the soundtrack for the end credits of treasure island, clementine or Tom Tom and Nana.
Also listen: The Credits – TV Show: Tribute to Paul Koulak (Fort Boyard) | The Law of Series #503 | VL Media (vl-media.fr)
The 34 Squadron from Fort Boyard will be available this summer. With more than 200 songs to liven up the action, the soundtrack is rich and inspired by medieval sounds.
In March 2023, thanks to an interview by producer Alexia Laroche-Joubert with Belgian media, we know that new cells and new characters will appear. Mégagaf, played by Vincent Lagaf’, will not return, while Willy Rovelli, Delphine Wespiser and Cyril Féraud will be back… Olivier Mina will no longer moderate the second part of the evening, the sheriff of the fort, will now be alone for this part be at the helm.