Johnny Hallyday, France’s rock ‘n’ roll icon has died, the French president’s office said in a statement on Wednesday.
He was 74 years old.
Hallyday had announced that he was being treated for cancer last March, CNN affiliate BFM reported.
“We all have a piece of Johnny Hallyday inside every one of us,” a statement from President Emmanuel Macron’s office said. “The public today is in tears, and the whole country mourns.”
He is survived by his wife Laeticia and their two...