Singer and French pop icon France Gall passed away on January 7, 2018. She fell victim to an infection while fighting cancer.
#FranceGall has died, 7th Jan 2018, at the American Hospital of Paris, Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Paris, France, aged 70.— Music History (@RockWalkLondon) January 7, 2018
Singer & actress.
Gall won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1965, singing the #SergeGainsbourg composition “Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son” [“Wax Doll, Rag Doll”]. pic.twitter.com/TqJaktDZs7
Poupée de cire, poupée de son was the first Eurovision winner to be unashamedly pop in its composition, who knows if Eurovision would be what it is today without France Gall's contribution— A.D.A.M. 🐐 (@wegottheflow) January 7, 2018