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American singer Nancy Holloway dies at the age of 86: Photos, Video

American jazz and soul singer Nancy Holloway, who has lived in France since 1960 and enjoyed success among Yéyé idols, died Wednesday at her home in Paris, at the age of 86 on August 28, 2019.

American jazz and soul singer Nancy Holloway, who has lived in France since 1960 and enjoyed success among the idols Yéyé, died Wednesday at her home in Paris at the age of 86.

Nancy Brown, Nancy Holloway, born December 11, 1932 in Cleveland, United States, had resumed in French the success of Dionne Warwick Do not Make Me Over, become T’en not like that . Falling in love with France to the point of settling there permanently, the singer will chain a dozen successes of which Tell him that I am not there in duet with Nino Ferrer, Last kissI discovered ParisTake care of you …

In 1961, the most American of the Yéyés triumphed at the ABC. In the process, she is one of the main guests of the first issue of Albert Raisner’s program “Tender Age and Wood Head”.

Nancy has worked with the greatest international jazz artists and producers as well as the international variety, like Sammy Davis Junior, Quincy Jones, and Dizzy Gillespie,” said Christophe Mouty, his godson and publisher.

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A first single in 1961

In Paris, Nancy Holloway appeared in jazz clubs, including the famous Mars Club and Blue Note, before touring Germany and Lebanon. Spotted by actor André Pousse, she recorded her first single in 1961, while appearing in feature films including Christian-Jaque’s The Gentleman of Cocody , Alain Jessua’s massacre games and Le Cri du cormoran in the evening above Junks of Michel Audiard.

From 2006 to 2008, Nancy Holloway took part in the “Age of Tender and Headshot” event tour with other Yéyé idols such as Richard Anthony, Demis Roussos and Franck Alamo, before stopping the scene due to health problems.

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