Anne Vanderlove : The singer of “Ballad of November” is dead

Sad news for fans of the song Ballad, in November. As reported by AFP this July 4, 2019, the French singer Dutch-born Anne Vanderlove is dead at the age of 75 years. “Anne died in the night from Saturday to Sunday in the Finistère, with her own people, “said his companion Sandrine and her son Charles.

Anna Van der Leeuw, his real name, was born on 11 December 1943 at Scheveningen near The Hague, was the beginning of their career pretty fast trip in November which earned him to be awarded the Grand prize of the Academy of French song in 1967. Quickly nicknamed “the Joan Baez French”, it goes on with other titles, such as The Small Cafés and The Fountain of Dijon. A status reinforced during the events of may 1968 where her voice activist is also heard in the factories on strike.

His career exists, however, a serious setback a few months later, after a conflict with his record company Pathé-Marconi. Gérard Manset the prompt then to collaborate on his next album” The Death of Orion, his work, the cult of symphonic rock to which she lends her voice. After several self-produced albums, she lives crossing the desert until 1997, and its return with the album Blue. This year, yet it is the radius of miscellaneous facts than it is to speak of it, by being sentenced to 12 months suspended prison sentence for his involvement in a case of aiding and abetting armed robbery.

Anne Vanderlove stated to have been “manipulated” by her husband, then, Jean Linay, also condemned for “complicity in robbery, organized with weapon”, to five years imprisonment. Away from zero, the singer-songwriter will release five other albums, the last of which, Street Columbus, in 2010. In 2013, she was named a Chevalier of the ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the minister of Culture, Aurélie Filippetti.