Businesswoman and successful singer, Régine died this Sunday at the age of 92. Line Renaud, Boy George, PIerre Palmade… The big names in showbiz pay homage to him.
Businesswoman and successful singer, Régine died this Sunday at the age of 92, as reported by her granddaughter, Daphné Rotcajg. Since this announcement, celebrities have been rushing to social networks to pay tribute to the flamboyant performer of Small papers.
“Night is an orphan, she has lost her Queen”
Pierre Palmade, a close friend of Régine for many years, was the first to speak on the subject. The comedian wrote a press release, at the request of the family to publicly announce the death.
“The queen of the night is leaving: closure due to a long and great career”, he says in this text.
It is also this same nickname that has chosen to use Line Renaud to send his condolences to the family and relatives of the singer. “Régine is gone. Our paths have crossed a thousand times. The Night is an orphan, she has lost her Queen”, wrote the 93-year-old actress on Twitter.
To accompany her message, Line Renaud published a snapshot where we see the two women accomplices, both dressed in black, installed in a restaurant.
The English singer and DJ Boy George, member of the group Culture Club, also paid tribute on Twitter to “the legendary French diva”. He also attached a photo to his tweet in the company of Régine, in the premises of France Inter.
“Six letters on a neon, a voice, a few musical notes hummed on everyone’s lips and then the night: so was Régine”, wrotePrime Minister Jean Castex. Our thoughts are with her family, loved ones and all who mourn with us today more than a name: a queen.”
The Minister of Culture, Roselyne Bachelot also spoke on social networks. “We have crossed the century by your side, your sorrows and your joys merging with ours” she said, while the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, saluted the memory of “the queen of our sleepless nights ” who ” made his city vibrate like no one else “.
“She had arrived in the studio and had taken out her little plastic bag where her makeup was.” On Instagram, the artistwith whom Régine had shared the title Belleville lights on his album Regine’s duets, released in 2009 remembered a studio recording session with the singer.
“Very fit, she had placed her voice quite quickly in front of the microphone which did not impress her. I had the impression that nothing impressed her. I was happy to meet her, a sacred temperament which had seen scrolling all of Paris in its own place”, writes the singer.