Death of Johnny Hallyday : the 5 secrets behind his voice fire – Gala

Entertainment 7 December, 2017


The voice of Johnny Hallyday will forever remain inimitable. The rocker, who had died in the night of 5 to 6 December 2017, had a unique technique and an organ voice rare.

Johnny Hallyday, who had died in the night of 5 to 6 December 2017, at the age of 74 years, leaving France with a knee to the ground. Since the announcement of a tragic death, radio stations, channels of tv and thousands of fans are heart tubes that have marked four generations of men and women. But why her voice does she have this power to touch us in the heart ?

· Her voice, a diamond in the rough. If his shyness was fenced often, Johnny became an other in singing. “The spectrum of his voice was serious and was getting relatively high,” explains Marco Beacco, the vocal coach of the stars. A voice that he would never have worked, according to Hugues Aufray, invited on the set of the special show of Michel Drucker on France 2, dedicated to the singer.

· He was not playing. If the songs of Johnny have such a great impact on the people, it is that the singer doesn’t play neither with feelings nor with ours. The interpreter We all have in us something of Tennessee sang true. “His voice is like a lament, a sorrow, a fierceness, that really takes guts,” says Marco Beacco.

· It comes from the blues. “He has this throttling of the blues in the voice, like Elvis (Presley, ed.),” confirmed to the JT of Anne-Sophie Lapix on France 2, author-composer André Manoukian. “Elvis has been raised with the singers of Motown. Johnny had it in him, he would put the blues into anything.”

· It has the vibrato perfect. As a musician who plucks the string of his guitar, Johnny with her voice which allowed him to mount very high in full voice “, as explained by André Manoukian, the JT of France 2, has this gift of making vibrate our heart strings, we.

· His voice, his injury a secret. ” He was injured by a flaw of the original which is the abandonment of a father. I think all artists have this desire to be loved. In recent years, it has been filled by the love, but this fault, this kind of injury is that fact that it is built, he could not chase it away. She was there in his voice, in its artistic part, ” said the director, Amanda Sthers and author of the biography of the singer,In my eyes, published by Editions Plon, 2013, at the microphone of Europe 1.


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