Farewell to Patrick Juvet, the Swiss star of Eighties disco music

Farewell to Patrick Juvet, the Swiss star of Eighties disco music
Farewell to Patrick Juvet, the Swiss star of Eighties disco music



02 April 2021 09:52

The 70-year-old singer was found lifeless in his home in Barcelona

For most of her career she had sung in French, but it is her songs in English, such as “Got a Feeling” and “I Love America” ​​produced by Jacques Morali e Henri Belolo, who also looked after groups like i Village People e le Ritchie Family, to have soon become real hits of disco music, entering the charts, discos and radio programming all over Europe. Born in Montreux on 21 August 1950, he studied piano at the Lausanne conservatory and then moved to Paris at a very young age where he began his career as a singer. Icon of bisexuality, which he revealed publicly only in 2005 in his biography, he worked for several years as a model in Germany and in 1973 represented Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Je Vais Me Marier, Marie”.

However, his success died out quite soon and between the nineties and the early 2000s Patrick struggled for a long time with alcohol addiction and depression. His latest performances date back to the 2000s.

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