Christian Barbier, historic voice of Europe 1, is dead

Europe 1, with AFP
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3:28 p.m., August 05, 2022

Christian Barbier, one of the historic voices of Europe 1, died on Thursday August 4 at the age of 82, confirms his family with our editorial staff. From 1967 to 1998, the host had presented programs, in particular in the second part of the evening like “Barbier de nuit”, which marked several generations.

A great voice from Europe 1 died on Thursday August 4. Christian Barbier, who officiated on our antenna from 1967 to 1998, died at the age of 82, confirms his family with our editorial staff. The host had presented programs, particularly in the second half of the evening, such as The night is ours Where night barberwhich marked several generations.

A credits that marked the memories

“RIP Christian Barbier the unforgettable voice that helped me fall asleep when I was a teenager with his legendary night barber on Europe 1″, reacted on Twitter the host Florian Gazan. His real name Christian EspItalier, Christian Barbier had also hosted the Club Kriter Where Enter without knocking (simultaneously broadcast on television, on Antenne 2).

For the credits of his shows, Christian Barbier (namesake of the actor who died in 2009) used the whistled melody of where the rainbow ends of the Tony Hiller Orchestra, which also marked the memories.

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