Sunday, August 17, 2014

The singer Pierre Vassiliu died – The World

singer Pierre Vassiliu in 1973

Peter Singer Vassiliu interprets the famous title Who’s that? , died Sunday, August 17 morning at the age of 76 years, announced his daughter. He was suffering from Parkinson’s disease for many years, said Sophie was born, adding that the singer had died “in his sleep” in a medical facility of Sète.

“What is he doing? What did he? Who’s that? Completely cracked, that guy … “ This is an adaptation of a song by Brazilian Chico Buarque that made him famous in 1973 with 300,000 copies sold in four months, he will tell you “lived fifteen years with the money of the song” .


Born October 23, 1937 in Villecresnes (Val-de-Marne), singer and songwriter with the famous mustache, which began in the late 1950s in the cabaret, signed a number of other songs like The Woman in the Sergeant or In my house of love .

With his other passion, travel, Pierre Vassiliu brought back from his travels in Africa and Brazil a taste for sounds from elsewhere. He settled in Senegal between 1985 and 1989 where he opened a jazz club.

A career dotted all for this former jockey, his first job, which was also conservator, composer of film music and who created a concert hall in Apt in the Vaucluse

Read our archives. Corrosive tenderness Pierre Vassiliu


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