Johnny Hallyday

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Johnny Hallyday's posthumous album hits No 1
Huge CD and vinyl sales propel Mon Pays C’est L’Amour to top of French charts

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

26, Oct, 2018 @2:54 PM

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Johnny Hallyday's children seek to freeze estate in row over will
Late French rocker divides his family by leaving fortune to widow and disinheriting children

Kim Willsher in Paris

15, Mar, 2018 @7:23 PM

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Johnny Hallyday remembered by Carla Bruni
The singer and former model recalls the French rock star, a complex figure who started young, lived to perform and was loved by an entire nation

17, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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A million take to Paris streets for Johnny Hallyday's funeral
French president makes emotional address calling for ‘people’s tribute’, as singer’s body is driven through capital on final journey

Kim Willsher

09, Dec, 2017 @3:38 PM

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Johnny Hallyday to get spectacular 'people's tribute' send-off in Paris
Thousands of fans are expected to line Champs Elysées to witness cortege accompanied by sound of rocker’s hits

Kim Willsher

07, Dec, 2017 @4:52 PM

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Johnny Hallyday, the 'French Elvis', dies at 74
Singer, who sold more than 110m albums and was revered across generations in France, had lung cancer

Angelique Chrisafis and Kim Willsher in Paris

06, Dec, 2017 @5:51 PM

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If Johnny Hallyday was France’s Elvis, who is their version of Kanye West?
The beloved rock star, who died this week, was often compared to Presley in the UK. So, which other Francophone artists have English-speaking equivalents?

Jeremy Allen

06, Dec, 2017 @4:25 PM

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Johnny Hallyday: France’s 'rockeur national' – obituary
One of rock’n’roll’s great showmen whose immense popularity in France never waned

Jon Henley

06, Dec, 2017 @1:58 PM

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The tragedy of Johnny Hallyday? He should have sung Piaf, not Presley
The French rocker was a symbol of cultural resistance – and a hell of a singer, says John Lichfield, a journalist based in France since 1997

John Lichfield

06, Dec, 2017 @1:12 PM

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Vice-chancellors' pay and Hallyday tributes: your best comments on the Guardian today
We’re highlighting topics that have provoked interesting conversation on site today, including personal debt figures and the death of Johnny Hallyday

Guardian readers

06, Dec, 2017 @12:20 PM

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French rock star Johnny Hallyday being treated for cancer
Veteran singer denounces ‘alarmist’ reports in some media and says while cancerous cells have been discovered, ‘I am doing well and am in good fitness’

Kevin Rawlinson

08, Mar, 2017 @11:37 PM

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Follow the swallows: Roger Deakin's days hitchhiking to the sun
The esteemed writer was addicted to heading south for the summer. In an unpublished essay, he describes the joys of thumbing lifts on France’s Route Nationale Vingt

Roger Deakin

29, May, 2015 @2:08 PM

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