Keyword: singer

Oscar-winning French composer, musician Michel Legrand dies at 86

Celebrated French musician Michel Legrand, whose approximately 150 film scores include those of 1964 classic The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort and The Thomas Crown Affair, and who was also a singer, conductor and jazz  player and composer working with a multitude of musical styles, has died at his Paris home at the age of 86.

Famous French singer Michel Delpech dies

French president François Hollande led tributes to 69-year-old music star whose songs reflected the mood of the 1960s and 1970s in France.

France remembers Edith Piaf in shadow of Paris attacks

Saturday marks centenary of French singer's birth, barely a month after Paris attacks targeting the very joie-de-vivre that she embodied.

Death of celebrated French singer and songwriter Guy Béart

Béart, 85, whose career spans six decades, died of a heart attack as he walked to his hairdresser just nine months after a farewell concert.

French singer and songwriter Georges Moustaki dies at 79

Moustaki wrote 300 songs including worldwide hits such as Edith Piaf's ‘Milord’ and was one of the most popular French singers of his generation.