Hospitalized, Véronique Sanson cancels her concert in Nantes

The Nantes concert, postponed to May 30, is the last stage of the tour which celebrates his fifty years of career before a new series of dates during the summer festivals.

France Télévisions – Culture Editorial



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Véronique Sanson in concert in Maury, Eastern Pyrenees, June 15, 2023. (MICHEL CLEMENTZ / MAXPPP)

The singer Véronique Sanson, 75 years old, “suffers from pneumonia” and was hospitalized during the night from Saturday to Sunday, “which forces him to cancel a concert planned for Sunday at the Zénith in Nantes”his press secretary announced to AFP. “The concert has been postponed to Thursday May 30, tickets remain valid”specified the same source in a press release.

The singer, author and composer, successfully treated for amygdala cancer in 2018, is celebrating her 50th career with a tour which notably took her for three evenings to the Grand Rex in Paris, where she celebrated her 75th birthday. last Wednesday and where she must return in June.

The concert in Nantes was to be the last in a series before the summer festivals. The artist, who rocked generations with her unrivaled raucous vibrato from the 1970s, a time when female singer-songwriters were few in number, signaled the end of yéyés with her first album In lovewhen she was 22 years old.

In the wake of the revolution led by the Beatles, she made French resonate like Anglo-Saxon pop, thanks to her unique phrasing and her piano flights.

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