From the recording Romantic Vintage Latin, French & Gypsy Swing Classics
A french & american classic with a latin twist - Cha, Cha, Cha!!
'Autumn Leaves' , with english lyrics by Johnny Mercer, is originally a 1945 French song, "Les Feuilles Mortes" (literally "The Dead Leaves"), with music by Hungarian-French composer Joseph Kosma and lyrics by poet Jacques Prévert. The Hungarian title is "Hulló levelek" (Falling Leaves). Yves Montand (with Irène Joachim) introduced "Les feuilles mortes" in the film Les Portes de la nuit (1946).