Lefel, Edith

SINGER (FRANCE)
BORN 1963, Cayenne - DIED 20 Jan 2003, Levallois-Perret
CAUSE OF DEATH heart problems
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 45)

Edith Lefel was the daughter of a Guyanese mother and a father from Martinique. She grew up in Martinique before she came to Saint-Denis in Paris with her mother when she was fourteen years old. Her musical career started in 1984 when she went on tour in the Carribean. In 1988 she made her first album "La Kié". In 1992 her second album "Mèsi" was released and several further albums followed.

In the 1990s she entered into a relationship with singer and composer Ronald Rubinel, who wrote many songs for her. they married and they had twins. In the 1996 she record a concert at the Olympia that was released as an album. She was very popular at the time of her sudden death of an heart attack in Dreux in 2003, aged only 39. Her death was probably caused by a combination of smoking and birth control pills.

Images

The grave of Edith Lefel at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (02 Nov 2019)

 

Sources
Édith Lefel — Wikipédia


Lefèvre, Robert

Published: 13 Jun 2021
Last update: 13 Jun 2021