Lud Germain

Lud Germain, "Ludovic Germain" was a Haitian actor and singer, probably naturalized French.[1] He is best known for his role in "L'Auberge Rouge" (The Red Inn) (1951) as Fétiche.

He died in France on January 2015.


Lud Germain probably arrived in France around the beginning of the 1930s.

In 1937, he was part of the "Haitian Trio",[2] a musical ensemble that performed at the Pavilion of Haiti at the International Exhibition of Arts and Techniques of Paris. This trio consisted of Bertin Depestre Salnave (flute, saxophone), Lud Germain (vocals), Maurice Thibault (piano).





Album: Mississipi (1950)

Notes et references


  1. Régis Dubois, Les Noirs dans le cinéma français, Lille, France,, 2012, 230 pp., p. 271, ISBN 978-2-9542012-0-7 BNF 427158326.
  2. Carte postale de l'Exposition de Paris 1937 représentant les portraits de SALNAVE-GERMAIN-THIBAULT avec le sous-titre "Trio Haïtien au Pavillon de Haïti"

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