Dani installed in Tours: why had she sold her Parisian apartment?

She gave voice until she took her last breath. Born in the Tarn in 1944, Dani died on July 18, 2022 at the age of 77 in the city of Tours. And for good reason: it was in Indre-et-Loire that she had decided to spend this final chapter of her existence. As the magazine recalls Galathe singer had actually decided to move just before the confinement of the year 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, “at the insistence of his son Julien“, even if it means selling his Parisian apartment.

It is in the city of Tours that the youngest of Dani, an engineer by profession, is installed with his three daughters and his son. Grandmother “dodder“As she liked to say, the artist couldn’t resist the opportunity to be closer to his family – his grandchildren are between 12 and 23 years old.”I share everything with my sonsshe said. They take a benevolent look at my work, at me, they are very attentive. My family is a nice sunburn on what seems to be the home stretch of my life.

Dani was also the mother of Emmanuel, 57, who became a culinary publishing photographer, formerly at the head of a restaurant in Lyon. Emmanuel is the son of her former companion Benjamin Auger, whom she raised and finally officially adopted this year. While fleeing the capital, Dani had also fled money worries. Despite the critical and financial success of her musical projects, the singer and actress had encountered great difficulties in 2020, precisely, following the death of her husband. “I have no more moneyshe confessed to JDD. It’s more comfortable! When I had it, it bothered me. The houses, the papers…

In addition to music, Dani had, for a time, embarked on the flower business. But its shops In the name of the Rose weren’t enough to get back on track. At 77, she still had plans in her head. She was finalizing a new album titled Attention departure! and had to go, on vacation, to the house in the South of his great friends, Eric Cantona and Rachida Brakni…

Find all the information about Dani in the magazine Gala, n°1520, of July 28, 2022.

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