France’s biggest rock star, Johnny Hallyday, the leather-trousered 'French Elvis' who sold more than 110m albums over a career spanning more than half a century, has died aged 74.
His wife, Laeticia Hallyday, said on Wednesday: 'Johnny Hallyday has left us. I write these words without believing them. But yet, it’s true. My man is no longer with us. He left us tonight as he lived his whole life, with courage and dignity.
A singer, actor, and consummate showman, Johnny Hallyday, who died of cancer on Wednesday aged 74, was France’s biggest rock star for more than half a century.
Veteran French rocker, Johnny Hallyday, who achieved iconic status during a career spanning over half-a-century, has died following a battle with lung cancer, his wife said Wednesday. He was 74.
French rocker Johnny Hallyday, who was known as France’s Elvis Presley, died today at the age of 74. The news of the singer’s death was released in a statement made by his wife, Laeticia Hallyday. “Johnny Hallyday has left us. I wri...
France’s best-known rock star Johnny Hallyday has died aged 74 after a battle with lung cancer, his wife Laeticia told AFP on Wednesday. The leather-clad would-be Elvis, known simply as Johnny announced in March he had been diagnose...