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French Pop Pioneer France Gall Dies At Age 70—And Twitter Is Paying Tribute

French Pop Pioneer France Gall Dies At Age 70—And Twitter Is Paying Tribute
Updated 5 months ago

Singer and French pop icon France Gall passed away on January 7, 2018. She fell victim to an infection while fighting cancer.

The international community has rallied on Twitter to pay tribute to her memory.

In 1965, Gall became the first "pop" singer to win Eurovision, the international singing competition, while representing Luxembourg.

Gall's music inspired many...

Her home country is paying its respects:

Had it not been for Gall's influence, Frank Sinatra would never have sung "My Way":

She made a significant impact on the music we listen to today:

Musicians everywhere are taking a moment to thank Gall for everything she did:

RIP, France Gall. Your legacy lives on.