|Birth name||Monique Andrée Serf|
|Born||9 June 1930|
|Died||24 November 1997 (aged 67)|
|Genres||Chanson, French pop|
|Occupation(s)||French singer-songwriter and actress|
|Labels||Universal Music Group|
Monique Andrée Serf (9 June 1930 – 24 November 1997) was a French pop singer-songwriter and actress. She took her stage name, Barbara, from her grandmother. Her song "L'Aigle noir" sold 1 million copies in twelve hours.
In 1971, she co-starred with Jacques Brel in Franz.
Barbara, who smoked many times, died of respiratory failure.
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- ↑ The Inner voice of France, BBC Radio 3, 18 December 2011