Autumn Leaves by Various Artists (Album Cover)
Les Feuilles Mortes (literally “The Dead Leaves”) is a popular French song originally recorded in 1945.
It is known in English as “Autumn Leaves”.
The song was composed by Joseph Kosma with lyrics by French poet Jacques Prévert. It was featured for the first time in the movie “Les Portes de la Nuit” (1946) starring Yves Montand. Many other singers have released a version of the song either in French or in English.
Les Feuilles Mortes has this nostalgic touch attached to it and fits perfectly for the autumnal season when summer is long gone and the prospect of a cold winter is ahead.