Singer Daniel Levy dies at 60

Singer Daniel Levy, known for his role as Moyes in the play “The Ten Commandments”, who was suffering from cancer, died on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the age of sixty, according to what his wife announced.

Sandrine Levy said on the artist’s Instagram account, that the funeral of the artist, born in 1961 in Constantine, will take place on Sunday at the Saint-Pierre Jewish cemetery in Marseille.

Benjamin to a family of seven children, Daniel Levy spent his childhood in Lyon and studied piano for ten years. He began his career in the early eighties with the album “Cocktail”, which did not meet the expected success.

From the early parts of Gloria Gaynor to Disney

After several prestigious collaborations, such as those with Gloria Gaynor, who featured him on the first part of his European tour, or Michel Legrand, who offered him to record songs from the soundtrack to Jack Demme’s “Parking” (1985), Daniel Levy made his first musical debut in 1991.

Interprets the roles of Frédéric Chopin and Alfred de Musset in the program “Sand and the Romantics”, written by Catherine Lara and Luc Plamondon. In 1993, he recorded the song “Ce rêve bleu” from the Disney cartoon “Aladdin”. This duet with singer Karen Costa, which makes him better known, will represent a new generation.

Success with the “Ten Commandments”

In 2000, Daniel Levy gained recognition with the role of Moïse in Elie Chouraqui’s musical “The Ten Commandments” by Pascal Obispo, and his lead single “L’Envie d’aimer”.

The musical Victory at the Sports Palace for several weeks and on tour. The album sold 1.3 million copies, according to Universal Music France.

Suffering from cancer since 2019

After the end of “The Ten Commandments”, Daniel Levy resumed his solo career and his compositions were tinged with jazz, soul and French variety. In total, Daniel Levy released six solo albums.

The singer had colon cancer, a disease he announced in 2019.

Daniel Levy had a unique and powerful voice. Also Fights: Climate, Caregivers, Fighting Racism, Supporting Lebanon, He has never wavered in a commitment to making the world a little bit better. My sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.” The Minister of Culture, Rima Abdel-Malik, replied on her Twitter account.

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