The singer Mick Micheyl, famous in the 1950s for her song "A kid of Paris", died on Thursday at the age of 97 years.
The singer and former head of magazine Mick Micheyl, interpreter of the song A kid from Paris, died Thursday, May 16 at the age of 97 years. A news announced by the retirement home where she lived in the Ain.
Born Paulette Michey in Lyon on February 8, 1922, she was one of the great stars of the French song after the war. A kid from Paris has become a timeless standard, notably taken by Yves Montand, and the musicians of the streets of Montmartre continue to interpret for tourists in search of "the spirit of Paris".
Winner of the Grand Prix ABC of the French Song in 1949 with The Poetry Merchant and the Charles-Cros Prize in 1953 with Neither you nor meshe had abandoned the song to become a review leader at the Casino de Paris in the late 1950s.
In the early 1960s, she became a television producer and allowed artists like Dave or Daniel Guichard to make themselves known. She ended her career in the entertainment world in 1974 to devote herself to steel sculpture. Some of his works have been acquired by museums and private institutions including the Massena Museum in Nice.