“How to say goodbye”… Rain of tributes and unhappiness | EUROtoday

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“Maman is gone…” It was his son, Thomas Dutronc, who introduced it Tuesday night on social networks, with 13 hearts accompanying a black and white photograph: Françoise Hardy, the icon of the sixties, has handed away at 80 years outdated. She leaves a whole orphan nation, which asks with one voice, utilizing the title of her 1968 tune written by Serge Gainsbourg: “How to say goodbye to you? “. Sample reactions on social networks.

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Rachida Dati : “How to say goodbye to him? Eternal Françoise Hardy, legend of French song, who entered, through her sensitivity and her melodies, into the heart of an entire country. I send my warmest thoughts to Thomas Dutronc, his son, his family and his loved ones. »

Gabriel Attal : “French icon, singular voice with fierce tranquility, Françoise Hardy will have rocked generations of French people for whom she will remain anchored in moments of life. For me, it's my whole childhood. “Personal message” listened to again and again by my mom within the automotive. Or even “Since you are going on a trip” that I sang with my sisters: they had been Hardy and I had been Dutronc. I consider his household and all his admirers. »

Marine Le Pen : “Françoise Hardy, icon of French song, left this evening. Several generations have been touched by his melancholy voice and the poetry of his texts. »

David Lisnard, president of the association of mayors of France: “Françoise Hardy has passed away. Her sweetness, her Argentinian voice and her discreet beauty marked a French song that knew how to captivate even the English pop of Blur. Elegant French style […]. You need to explain to me a little better how to say goodbye. »

The artists

Carla Bruni : ” Hello Sadness. Rest in peace… “

Michel Polnareff : “Enormous sadness. She inspired me a lot…”

Etienne Dahonear the singer, simply wrote in capital letters “FRANCOISE” with a photograph of the artist within the Nineteen Sixties, in black and white.

Tim BurgessBritish singer (The Charlatans): “Goodbye Françoise Hardy” (in French).

François Ozon : “Françoise…” “everything will be far away, give me your hand, there in the end when I set sail…” RIP”

Media personalities

Didier Varrod, musical director of the Radio France branches, on the origin of a tribute present firstly of the 12 months on the Hyper Weekend Festival, prolonged to the Printemps de Bourges: “You ended up taking off… Infinite sadness! ! All these years spent together… How can I tell you, Hardy, the beauty and immensity of your work. I am proud and moved to have been able to pay you this tribute during your lifetime. »

Philippe Maneuver, rock critic: “Françoise Hardy is leaving us. Pop is dead. We, the kids of the sixties, we all had the great Françoise in our hearts…”

Pierre Lescure : “The friend in songs of a life… Thank you, Françoise…”

Nagui : “So unhappy to study of the departure of Françoise Hardy ceaselessly in our hearts. I feel loads of Jacques and Thomas. »

Michel Denisot : ” Francoise Hardy. Great sadness. Elegance…”

Michel Field, director of culture and live entertainment at France Télévisions: “She was talent and discretion, she was sensitivity and elegance. She had stage fright, didn't mince her words and had whims. The pain is so great that even a ballad by Françoise Hardy would not calm the sorrow. “.