Françoise Hardy

Françoise Hardy
1944 - 2024
Françoise Hardy  French Singer
Rest in Peace Françoise Hardy.
Passed away on 11th June, 2024 aged 80.

Françoise Hardy dating history


Françoise Hardy was previously married to Jacques Dutronc (1981 - 1986).

Françoise Hardy was in relationships with Jean-Marie Périer (1962 - 1967) and Christian Barnard.

Françoise Hardy had encounters with Bob Dylan (1965 - 1966) and Nick Drake.


French Singer Françoise Hardy was born Françoise Madeleine Hardy on 17th January, 1944 in Paris, Nazi-occupied France and passed away on 11th Jun 2024 Paris, France aged 80. She is most remembered for her singles "Tous les garçons et les filles" and "Tu trouveras". Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Françoise Hardy is a member of the following lists: Virgin Records artists, Spanish-language singers and French film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 19 years - -
Dating2 5 years 2 years, 6 months -
Encounter2 1 year 6 months, 2 days -
Total5 19 years 5 years 1 year


First Name Francoise
Middle Name Madeline
Last Name Hardy
Full Name at Birth Françoise Madeleine Hardy
Alternative Name The Yeh-Yeh Girl
Birthday 17th January, 1944
Birthplace Paris, Nazi-occupied France
Died 11th June, 2024
Place of Death Paris, France
Cause of Death Laryngeal Cancer
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Weight 128lbs (58 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Used to frequently wear denim with a leather jacket in the 1960s, Slender frame
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality French
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Writer, Vocalist, Astrologer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame her singles "Tous les garçons et les filles" and "Tu trouveras"
Music Genre (Text) French Pop, Yé-Yé, Chanson, Baroque Pop
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1961–present, 1962–present, 1962–2018, 1962–2018
Music Style Vocal, Early Pop/Rock, Vocal Pop, Girl Groups, French Pop, Contemporary Pop/Rock, AM Pop
Music Mood Poignant, Gentle, Delicate, Sophisticated, Wistful, Plaintive, Giddy, Summery, Elegant, Sweet, Sentimental, Romantic
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Piano
Record Label Virgin/EMI Records, Virgin/EMI, Disques Vogue, Sonopresse, Warner Bros., EMI, Virgin, Pathé-Marconi, Flarenasch, Parlophone
Associated Acts Jacques Dutronc, Michel Berger, Serge Gainsbourg, Jean-Claude Vannier, Tuca, Catherine Lara, Gabriel Yared, Étienne Daho
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Voyez Mon Agent
Brand Endorsement Eau de Fraîcheur, Mouchi
Official Websites,,
Friend Serge Gainsbourg
Associated People Jacques Dutronc (Husband)

Françoise Madeleine Hardy (17 January 1944-11 June 2024) was a French singer-songwriter and actress. Mainly known for singing melancholic sentimental ballads, Hardy rose to prominence in the early 1960s as a leading figure of the yé-yé wave. In addition to her native French, she also sang in English, Italian and German. Her career spanned more than fifty years with over thirty studio albums released.

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Partner Comparison

Françoise Hardy80 CapricornSinger
Jacques Dutronc81 TaurusSongwriter
Bob Dylan83 GeminiMusician
Jean-Marie Périer84 AquariusFilm Director
Christian Barnard-
Nick Drake26 GeminiMusician


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ThomasMale16th June, 197351 years oldJacques Dutronc


Françoise Hardy: Le Large2018Françoise HardyMusic Video
Francoise Hardy: Un Peu D'eau1996Françoise HardyMusic Video
Blur & Françoise Hardy: To the End1994Françoise HardyMusic Video
Émilie jolie1980La sorcière-princesseTV Movie
Numéro un1975La StarTV Show
Les colombes1972Movie
L'homme qui venait du Cher1969Suzanne, l'institutriceTV Movie
Grand Prix1966LisaMovie
Masculin Féminin1966La compagne de l'officier américain (uncredited)Movie
Devil at My Heels1966AnnaMovie
What's New Pussycat1965Mayor's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Highest Pressure1965Movie
Françoise Hardy: Tous les garçons et les filles (Color Version)1964Françoise HardyMusic Video
Françoise Hardy: Tous les garçons et les filles (B&W Version)1964Françoise HardyMusic Video
Snip, snap, snude - en omvendt historie1964SingerTV Movie
Nutty, Naughty Chateau1963OphélieMovie
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ssadieSep 8, 2013

she was everyone's dreamgirl during the sixties!

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