15 June 1943, Cité Malesherbes, Paris – 6 December 2017, Marnes-la-Coquette
Jean-Philippe Smet known by his stage name Johnny Hallyday is a French singer and actor. An icon in the French-speaking world since the beginning of his career, he was considered by some to have been the French Elvis Presley.
Johnny Hallyday – Allumer Le Feu
He was married for 15 years to popular Bulgarian-French singer Sylvie Vartan and the two were considered a golden couple for 20 years.
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Hallyday has completed 181 tours, had 18 platinum albums, and has sold more than 110 million records. He was made Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d’honneur in 1997.