It has been exactly one year since Dick Rivers died in Neuilly-sur-Seine on April 24, 2019 at the age of 74. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed singers of his generation.
Today, fans of Dick Rivers (Faire un Pont, Viens me faire oublier, ...) along with the rest of the music world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Rivers, a cultural icon
Born Hervé Forneri in Nice on April 24, 1945, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Rivers was not just a great singer, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1975 he touched the hearts of millions with ‘Faire un Pont’. 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 Dick Rivers and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Dick Rivers 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 Dick Rivers.
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