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Dick Rivers

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Dick Rivers (born Hervé Forneri; 24 April 1945 – 24 April 2019) was a French singer and actor. He was born in Nice, France. He began performing in the early 1960s.[1] He was an important figure in introducing rock and roll music in France. He was inspired by Elvis Presley. He formed his band Les Chats Sauvages in 1961.

Rivers died of cancer in Paris on his 74th birthday on 24 April 2019.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Le chanteur français Dick Rivers meurt le jour de son anniversaire". Radio-Canada.ca (in Canadian French). 2019-04-24. Retrieved 2019-04-24.

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