She was one of the voices that marked the “Club Dorothée” generation. The interpreter Claude Lombard died on Monday, September 20, she was 76 years old.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Madame Claude Lombard.” The news fell on the night of Monday, September 20 to Tuesday, September 21, on his official Facebook page: Claude Lombard, muse of the soundtracks of the cartoons of the 1980s, died at the age of 76. In total, there are millions of fans whose childhood will have been rocked by cult cartoons, thanks to titles illustrating the adventures of Flo and the Swiss Robinson Crusoes, Embrasse-moi Lucile, or Pollyanna.
Born February 25, 1945 in Etterbeek, Belgium, Claude Lombard leaves behind a work that has marked popular culture. In total, she will have recorded about fifty records, in the 1980s and until the beginning of the 1990s. “Throughout her life, she sang her songs from town to town, from record to record, and accompanied Charles Aznavour from country to country, directed and written for the sets of animated series and films. Claude Lombard will have brightened the path of those she crossed. She will have created vocations and more, she will have helped people to become what they are today, ”write the artist’s relatives on his Facebook page.
Quickly after the announcement of his death, many fans reacted, especially under the tweet of the account “Generation Club Do”, which did not fail to pay tribute to him. “My condolences to his family and loved ones. His voice will remain unforgettable”, “A shock”, comment for example Internet users. “As a child, I listened to him more than my own mother. How sad, I can not stop crying. All my condolences, thank you for everything”, also writes a big fan, the journalist Valentin Paquot on Twitter, spotted by our colleagues from BFM TV. Claude Lombard performed on stage a few days ago, on September 15, in Paris.
We learn of the death of Claude Lombard. For the children of the “Dorothée generation” she performed more than 50 years of credits: Flo and the Swiss Robinson Crusoes, The Little Lord, The Snorkys, Embrasse-moi Lucile, Pollyanna and many others… Our thoughts are with her family . pic.twitter.com/AnHATDnJqd
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