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French Composer Michel Berger Would Have His 72nd Birthday Today

Michel Berger


Michel Berger Birthday:


Michel Berger was married to the well-known French singer France Gall. On Thursday, 28.11.2019, he would have turned 72 years old.

He sang, composed and discovered other famous singers: The Frenchman Michel Berger would have turned 72 today.

He was born on November 28, 1947, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a suburb of Paris, as Michel-Jean Hamburger.

The father was the famous physician Jean Hamburger, who was the first physician to carry out a kidney transplant from a living donor.

For his 72nd birthday, Google also celebrates the French singer Michel Berger with a doodle.

Born 72 years ago - The French singer Michel Berger:


In the era of the French radio show Salu Les Copains on Europe 1, Berger became known in the 1960s. The format was especially popular with young people in France.

He discovered the singer Véronique Sanson (29 gold albums, 8 platinum albums, about 4.2 million albums sold) and composed for Françoise Hardy ("Tous Les garçons et Les Filles", 1962).

Michel Berger also wrote an album for French rock musician Johnny Hallyday. In 1976 Berger married the singer France Gall, for whom he also wrote several albums.

Together with her, he had two children, Pauline Isabelle and Raphaël Michel.

His wife also appeared in 1978 in the rock opera "Starmania", which celebrated great success in France and was re-performed in the 1990s. In 1991, an English version called "Tycoon" was also created.

Google Celebrates its birthday with Doodle - Michel Berger was only 44 years old:


Shortly after releasing an album of duets with his wife France Gall, Michel Berger surprisingly died on 2 August 1992 after a tennis match at a heart attack.

He was only 44 years old. The singer and composer were buried in the cemetery of Montmartre in Paris. Besides, his daughter Pauline was buried. She died of cystic fibrosis at the age of 19 in 1997.

In the doodle, you can see Michel Berger as a cartoon character. He plays his hit "Celui Qui Chante" on a wing on a beach. Also, other familiar faces from his life, such as his wife, can be seen. (AZ)

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