Daniel Balavoine

Daniel Balavoine was a French singer and songwriter. He was hugely popular in the French-speaking world, and inspired many singers in the 1980s, such as Jean-Jacques Goldman, Michel Berger, who was his closest friend, and the Japanese pop-rock group Crystal King; he was also a part of the original cast of the rock opera Starmania in 1978, which was... Wikipedia

  • Also known as:  Bala
  • Born:  February 5, 1952, Alençon, Orne, France
  • Died:  January 14, 1986, Gourma-Rharous, Mali
  • Genres:  Pop, new wave, world
  • Occupation(s):  Musician, singer-songwriter, producer
  • Instruments:  Acoustic guitar, Piano, Synthesizer, Fairlight CMI
  • Years active:  1971–1986
  • Labels:  Disques Vogue (1971–1973), Barclay Records–Universal Music Group (1975–1986)
  • Associated acts:  Présence, Starmania
  • Website:  www.dbalavoine.com
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo