Sylvie Vartan

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Birthday
15, 1944
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
Bulgaria

About

Bulgarian-born, French-language vocalist of the 1960s. She recorded songs in the yé-yé, jazz, rock & roll, and pop genres. Her albums include Twiste et Chante and Comme un Garçon.

Before Fame

She pursued a career in acting as well as in singing, making her first screen appearance in a 1952 film entitled Pod Igoto.

Trivia

She released six European Top 20 hits from 1962 to 1963.

Family Life

She was born in Bulgaria to a family of Hungarian-Jewish and Armenian descent. She moved with her family to France in 1952.

Associated With

She married French singer Johnny Hallyday in 1965. The couple's son, David Hallyday, also had a career as a musician.