Michel Fugain: the artist very moved by evoking the death of Claude Nougaro

Michel Fugain was the guest of the program En Aparté this Thursday 12 may. Very moved, he confided in the death of his friend Claude Nougaro.

March 4th 80, Michel Fugain lost a friend when the death of Claude Nougaro was announced. Old 74 years old, the French singer-songwriter and poet died of complications from breast cancer. pancreas. Sad news that has greatly upset his fans, his relatives but also the singer, who celebrates his 100 years this Thursday 12 may. Guest of the show As an aside this day, Michel Fugain immersed himself in his memories. As music starts, the singer immediately recognizes the tribute mentioned by Nathalie Lévy and his emotion is visible on his face. “This congratulations and thank you are addressed to the artists I have met, for years. We saw each other without ever really meeting and I wanted to tell them that they wrote magnificent songs, completely crazys“, he first explained. Subsequently, Michel Fugain indicates that he sent them a letter. “ Claude Nougaro will write his last song for you, just a few weeks before his death“, explained Nathalie Levy. “He could never hear it“, concluded the singer, touched.

On the set of the show, Michel Fugain is very moved at the idea of ​​​​evoking the death of his friend. “I have boundless admiration for this man“, he said. first asserted. Subsequently, the singer remembered a moment that marked him a lot. “ A year later, we were on the anniversary of his death or his departure, what you want. Toulouse had, all along the streets, put sentences from his texts, it was to die for, it was so beautiful“, a- he explained before adding: “All of a sudden, we had the impression of living for a few days in the middle of such an intelligent and sensitive city“. A sentence that Michel Fugain does not manage to finish since, upset by this memory, tears flow down his face. Aware that her guest is sad, Nathalie Levy speaks again and returns to the subject of the letters. “These responses from your artist friends, whom you love, you must have received moving things. You said they saved your life ,” she said. “When you receive a text from Claude Nougaro, it’s a godsend. I love them. I love having been part of this common core of French song. C’ is a lot of emotion for me, it’s strong , concluded Michel Fugain.

Michel Fugain: why was he moved a second time?

This interview was trying for Michel Fugain. On the set of En aparté, he was also very moved when he spoke of his meeting with his wife, Sanda. This took place in Corsica and it turned his life upside down. “I heard her sing and I absolutely wanted to speak with her“, a- he first explained before adding: “ She came. We spoke to each other, and we started our conversation which still continues”. Upset, he added that their relationship started as a friendship. A kind of essential friends because we understood each other. I had 60 years exactly. years that I know this woman”, has- he concluded, very happy to share his life.

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He was very moved during his interview.

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The singer mentioned his friend, Claude Nougaro.

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He had a hard time containing his emotion.

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Michel Fugain let a few tears flow.

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The singer struggled to finish his sentences.

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He was close to Claude Nougaro.

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Claude Nougaro had written him a song.

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“He could never hear it,” said Michel Fugain.

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Michel Fugain chained the confidences .

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He also mentioned his wife.

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A moving interview for Michel Fugain.

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