Christian Barbier, great voice of Europe 1, died Thursday August 4 at the age of 82, the radio announced on its website.
“From 1967 to 1998, the host had presented programs, especially in the second part of the evening, such as “Barbier de nuit”, which marked several generations”the station recalled.
“RIP Christian Barbier the unforgettable voice that helped me fall asleep when I was a teenager with his mythical “Night Barber” on Europe 1”reacted host Florian Gazan on Twitter.
Christian EspItalier, whose real name is Christian Barbier, also hosted “The Night Is Ours”, the “Club Kriter” or “Enter Without Knocking”, simultaneously broadcast on television, on Antenne 2.
For the credits of his shows, Christian Barbier (homonym 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.