Christophe (Daniel Bevilacqua) Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Daniel Bevilacqua, better known as Christophe, was a French singer and songwriter.

Wiki/Biography

Daniel Bevilacqua was born on Saturday October 13, 1945 (74 years old; since 2020) in the Parisian suburbs, Juvisy-Sur-Orge, to an Italian father. Her zodiac sign is Libra. He was a composer and actor, best known for Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), The Road to Salina (1970) and Empty Days (1999).

Daniel Bevilacqua (Christophe) in 1965

Daniel Bevilacqua (Christophe) in 1965

Physical appearance

Height (approx): 1.68m / 5’5”

Mass: 59 kg / 130 lbs

Eye colour: Blue

Hair color: Blond

Christophe (Daniel Bevilacqua)

Family and ethnicity

Parents and Siblings

The name of Christophe’s father is Georges Jacques Bevilacqua.

Relationships/Affairs, Wife, Children

In 1971, Christophe married his girlfriend Véronique Kan (half-sister of singer Alain Kan) (m. 1971-2020) who gave birth to their daughter Lucie (author photographer) (born in 1971). They lived together for twenty-eight years, before finally announcing their breakup in 1999, without ever divorcing.

Christophe and his wife Véronique

Christophe and his wife Véronique

Christophe and his daughter Lucie

Christophe and his daughter Lucie

He has a son, Romain Vidal, born in 1967 from a short romance with singer Michèle Torr, whom he never recognized. Romain’s adoptive father is Jean Vidal (director.)

Michele Torr and Romain

Michele Torr and Romain

Career

In his mid-teens, Bevilacqua led a pop band as a rebellious teenager from the suburbs of Paris. Christophe’s first single, “Reviens Sophie”, failed in 1963, but after changing his name to Christophe, his second single, “Aline”, topped the French pop charts in 1965.

Throughout the 1960s and early 1970s he continued to enjoy success in France. His hits include the songs “Marionettes”, “I heard the sea”, “Excuse me Mr. Professor”, and “Oh!… Mon Amour” in French and Italian. Francis Dreyfus launched the Motors label (Disques Motors) and became the producer of Christophe records in 1971, after a short break.

He returned in 1978 with “Le Beau Bizarre”. In 1983, Christophe released another single, “Succès fou”, followed by “Clichés d’amour” in 1984, a collection of classics from the 1940s and 1950s, such as “Arrivederci Roma” and “Dernier kiss”, the French version of the Mexican classic “Kiss me a lot”. Her song “Ne rrochette pas” is believed to be about Princess Stephanie of Monaco. The following year, he wrote the song “Boule de flipper” for Corynne Charby.

After a break, he returned in 1996 with Bevilacqua. In 2001, he released another album entitled Comm’ Si La Terre Penchait. Christophe gave his first live concert in over two decades in Clermont-Ferrand in February 2002, followed by two performances at the Olympia in March 2002.

Thierry Amiel covered Christopher’s 1970s song “Les mots bleus” in 2003. Christophe contributed to a tribute album to Alain Bashung two years after the latter’s death. For his album Novice, he sang “Alcaline”, a song written by Bashung.

Christophe collaborated with Jean-Michel Jarre in 2016 on the album “Electronica 2: The Heart of Noise” in the song “Walking The Mile”.

He also participated in the filmography. His first role was in a documentary where he played a role of himself. It was in 1998 called Around Vega, by Hugues Peyret. His last album was The Remnants of Chaos (2016, Universal) while his last film was in 2014 The Quepa on the Vilni! a film by Yann Le Quellec. He played the role of mayor of Noère.

Awards/honours

Music Awards – Concert of the Year

Autograph

Christophe's autograph

Christophe’s autograph

The death

On Thursday April 16, 2020, in Brest, Finistère, France, he died of COVID-19 associated with a previous comorbidity (COPD) (emphysema).

Facts / Anecdotes

  • Christophe likes to play tennis.
    Christopher plays tennis

    Christopher plays tennis

  • He is the brother-in-law of singer Alain Kan.
    Alain Kan (singer)

    Alain Kan (singer)

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