Died French rock legend johnny Hallyday

Died French rock legend johnny Hallyday

MOSCOW, December 6 — RIA Novosti. Famous French singer and composer johnny Holliday died at the age of 74 years, said his wife Letitia AFP.

Holliday spent over a year fighting lung cancer. Media reported that chemotherapy had a negative impact on the health of the musician and his condition deteriorated.

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Johnny Hallyday (real name Jean-Philippe Leo Smet) was born on 15 June 1943 in Paris. He spent more than 400 concert tour, which has gathered 15 million viewers. By 2005 had sold around 80 million records, 18 Holliday albums went platinum. He is the author of many songs in the style of chanson and music for films.

In 1997, French President Jacques Chirac awarded him the Legion of honor.

Holliday has starred in many films, including “the crash” (1970), “the Beast” (1977), “Paparazzi” (1998), “robbery of the French” (2003), “Crimson rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse” (2004), “Pink Panther 2” (2009), “Forever young” (2017) and “everyone has his own life and his sentence” (2017).

The rocker was married five times. Relationship with Leticia they scored in 1996. The couple adopted two Vietnamese girls.

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