Real name: Claude Antoine Marie François
Effective period / Period of releases: 1962 - 2019French pop star born 1st February 1939 in Ismailia, Egypt and died March 11 , 1978 in Paris, France.
Songwriter and dancer.
He s the co-writer of the song “Comme d’Habitude” (“As Usual”)
The song was later made famous with a rewritten version by Paul Anka titled My Way and recorded by Frank Sinatra.
While standing in a filled bath, he noticed a light bulb that wasn't straight, tried to straighten it with his wet hands and was accidentally electrocuted. His tragic death at only 39 years of age brought a wave of public sympathy for a French "national treasure."