It has been exactly one year since Alain Barrière died in Carnac on December 18, 2019 at the age of 84. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed singers of his generation.
Today, fans of Alain Barrière (Ma vie, Elle était si jolie, ...) along with the rest of the music world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Barrière, a cultural icon
Born in La Trinité-sur-Mer on November 18, 1935, Alain Barrière's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Barrière was not just a great singer, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1963 he touched the hearts of millions with ‘Elle était si jolie’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique musical heritage.
It's been one year since the tragic loss of Alain Barrière and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Alain Barrière is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Alain Barrière.
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