Funeral of Dick Rivers : the last tribute to Babette and his children

Nearly 400 people gathered for the may 2, 2019 at the church of Saint-Pierre de Montmartre. This Thursday afternoon will be held the funeral of Dick Rivers, who died on the 24th of April last at the age of 74 years. A religious ceremony attended by relatives of the singer from Nice, but also a few of his friends the stars.

Francis Cabrel, Nicoletta, Isabelle Aubret, Jean-Luc Lahaye, Christophe Dechavanne, Pierre Billon, the actor Bruno Putzulu, the journalist Pierre Bonte, Fabien Lecoeuvre, the producer Jean-Claude Camus, Patrick Coutin and the member of nice, Eric Ciotti came to pay a last tribute to the rocker of the “yéyé”. The former minister Brice Hortefeux and Eric Naulleau took the floor during the funeral service. The adopted daughter of Dick Rivers, Natala, and his son, Pascal Forneri were also present at the sides of Babette, the widow of Dick Rivers. If the religious ceremony was open to the public, the burial, in contrast, is held at the Montmartre cemetery “in the most strict intimacy of the family“, as announced by the manager of the artist, Denis Sabouret.