New blow : the former drummer for Johnny Hallyday is dead – Gala

Entertainment 19 January, 2018


The family of the heart of Johnny Hallyday is once again affected by a death. His former drummer died in the beginning of the week.

More than a month after the death of Johnny Hallyday, who had died in the night of 5 to 6 December at the age of 74 years, it is the turn of another close to succumbing to the disease. His former drummer, Yves Sanna, died in the beginning of the week. This is Phil Barney, the performer of the song “A child of thee,” which confirmed the bad news on the social networks : “My old friend Yves Sanna, a very great drummer who has accompanied me on stage and who played on many of my songs comes off after having long struggled against the disease. I had a great admiration for the musician and the respect and affection for the man. I think its close and I am very sad this evening, ” he wrote Wednesday, January 17.

Johnny Hallyday and Yves Sanna had shared the stage many times. As indicated in the site SudInfo, the drummer had accompanied the interpreter of “I promise you” during a cancer at Bercy in 1990. Yves Sanna was in the habit of playing alongside the biggest stars of the French variety, such as Mylène Farmer, Louis Chedid or even Alain Chamfort.

This is not the only musician Johnny Hallyday who died of a disease. Ian Wallace, a famous drummer, has also played alongside the idol of young people and, in particular, in 1995, 1996 and 2003 for the ” Lorada Tour “, ” the Grasshopper “, or the “Live at the Alladin Theatre” for example. Ian Wallace, who was also a friend of Johnny Hallyday, died in 2007 died of cancer of the esophagus.

Rest in peace my friend Yves. Good times spent with you.Very, very sad.

Posted by Fred Chapellier on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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