Pierre Bergé

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Pierre Bergé
Pierre Bergé - septembre 2012 (2).jpg
Bergé in 2012
Born(1930-11-14)14 November 1930
Oléron, France
Died8 September 2017(2017-09-08) (aged 86)
NationalityFrench
OccupationBusinessman
Partner(s)Yves Saint Laurent

Pierre Bergé (French pronunciation: ​[pjɛːʁ bɛʁʒe]; 14 November 1930 – 8 September 2017) was a French industrialist and patron. He was the co-founder of Yves Saint Laurent Couture House and onetime life partner and longtime business partner of the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

Bergé was recognized with the Order of Orange-Nassau, Officer of the Ordre National du Mérite, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, and Legion of Honor.

Bergé died of myopathy on 8 September 2017, in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, at the age of 86.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jonathan Kandell (8 September 2017). "Pierre Bergé, Transformative Fashion Executive and Opera Czar, Dies at 86". The New York Times. New York City.