The 'French Elvis', Johnny Hallyday, dies aged 74
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.'
Johnny Hallyday, the 'French Elvis', dies aged 74
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