Concern this Monday evening in a room in Bruguières, in Haute-Garonne, near Toulouse. Pascal Obispo became ill at a private concert, entourage told BFM TV.

The singer was quickly taken care of by a doctor present in the audience and was evacuated to hospital by ambulance. He was said to have vagal discomfort due to fatigue and overwork. Additional examinations will have to confirm the first medical diagnosis.

The popular American Broadway-based songwriter first rose to prominence by writing lyrics to songs for “West Side Story.”

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