It has been exactly 7 long years since Georges Moustaki died in Nice on May 23, 2013 at the age of 79. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed singers of his generation.
Today, fans of Georges Moustaki (Ma solitude, Le Métèque, ...) along with the rest of the music world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Moustaki, a cultural icon
Born Giuseppe Mustacchi in Alexandria on May 3, 1934, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Moustaki was not just a great singer, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1969 he touched the hearts of millions with ‘Le Métèque’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique musical heritage.
It's been 7 years since the tragic loss of Georges Moustaki and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Georges Moustaki 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 Georges Moustaki.
Georges Moustaki career in pictures
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