Frank Darcel, co-founder of the rock group Marquis de Sade, has died | EUROtoday

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IHe was one of many founding members of the Rennes group Marquis de Sade. Frank Darcel died on the age of 65. Known to most people for having participated in plenty of albums by singer Étienne Daho within the Nineteen Eighties, he was a number one determine on the Rennes music scene. His physique was discovered on a seaside in Spain. It was his good friend Pascal Obispo who introduced his disappearance on his Instagram account.

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Frank Darcel was the son of a physician. He was solely 19 years previous when he based the rock group Marquis de Sade in 1977 with singer Philippe Pascal. They launched two albums with little success and the group broke up, nonetheless marking the French pop-rock scene at first of the 80s.

But it was by accompanying the newbie Étienne Daho on the guitar, on his first album, that Frank Darcel got here to the fore. He will produce two titles for him, The Big Sleep in a remixed model and Fallen for France and particularly the album La Notte, the notte (1984) licensed double gold disc in 1985.

Literature and politics

Subsequently, the artist would discovered numerous different teams with unequal success. In 2005, he revealed his first novel, The Dinghyand 5 others will comply with, together with Bad harmwho will obtain a number of awards.

In 2002, he entered politics by becoming a member of the Breton celebration. During the 2010 regional elections, he was a part of the “We will make you Brittany” checklist, led by the regionalist Christian Troadec. And in 2013 he based Breizh Europa, a celebration which campaigns for the autonomy of Brittany and the creation of a federal Europe. In 2019, he might be a candidate for mayor of Rennes on the Rennes Bretagne Europe checklist.