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Henri Belolo is death : the music world said goodbye to the producer of the Village People


The producer, and French composer Henri Belolo died at the age of 72 years, learned AFP Monday from the Society of authors, composers and publishers of music (Sacem). The pioneer of these kinds of music, “it has contributed to the development of the dance, disco and house in France writing for Gala and Eiffel 65 & Village People” that he also produced, said the Sacem on his Twitter account.

The producers, pays tribute to her

A character recognized in the profession and appreciated for her work but also her warm personality. “With the disappearance of Henri Belolo, it is one of the major designers and French producers of disco, which disappears. With his accomplice, Jacques Morali, he was one of the legends of the disco, especially with YMCA , the international hit of their group Village People”, greet simply Fabrice de Rotrou, author of Disco Dico , the dictionary of the disco.

In a press release posted on Twitter, the SPPF (Civil Society, Producers of Phonograms in France) “salutes the exceptional career of a great professional in the world of music”.

The federation E. I. F. E. I. L (Editors independent federated in France), which represents independent music, depicts a man “a beautiful spirit and a great class.”

A final word of friends, acquaintances, fans

But these associations are not the only ones to have paid tribute to the talented composer. Some personalities, friends or simple fans have also wished to express themselves on Twitter. Pascal Nègre, ex-president of Universal Music France, welcomed on Twitter an “independent producer legendary with a personality so endearing”.

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Eric Angioletti, former director of programs of the Europe 1, points out on Twitter, “the great and beautiful personality” by Henri Belolo.

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The comedian Gérald Dahan has also wanted to leave a little word with this “great man” and his “beautiful house of discs”.