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French icon Johnny Hallyday dies

Hallyday performing at the Bercy Arena in Paris in 2006. The rock star died, aged 74, after a battle with lung cancer.


FRENCH music icon Johnny Hallyday died on Wednesday aged 74 after a battle with lung cancer, plunging the country into mourning for a national treasure whose rock 'n' roll entertained three generations.

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