Author, Composer, Performer
Country : France
Born : 13/10/1945, Juvisy-sur-Orge, France
Christophe's first hit was Aline, in 1965. He is famous for his eternal song "Oh!... Mon Amour" that he sang in French and Italian.
From a young age, he was fascinated by the "American way of life".
Christophe vanished from the French music scene towards the end of the 60's. In 1971, he married his girlfriend Véronique and fathered his daughter Lucie.
He came back in 1973 with "Les paradis perdus" (Lost Paradise).
In 1975, her recorded "Les Mots bleus" (The Blue Words).
Christophe was plagued with alcoholism and drug abuse that took a toll on his life suffering from a nervous breakdown and depression.
In 1978, he came back with "Le Beau Bizarre" (The beautiful freak).
In 1980, encouraged by his wife Véronique, he re-released his first hit single "Aline" which placed him back at the top of the French Music charts selling over 3 Million records.
In 1983, Christophe released yet another hit single "Succès fou" (Crazy Success) selling over 60,000 records.
In 1984, Christophe released "Clichés d'amour" in which he sang memorable 40's and 50's classics such as "Arrivederci Roma" and "Dernier baiser" a French version of the Italian classic "Besame mucho".
In 1985, Christophe wrote "Ne raccroche pas" (Don't Hang Up!) a song which he hinted at Princess Stephanie of Monaco.
In 1988, he released "Chiqué chiqué".
In 1996, he had a major comeback with hie album "Bevilacqua"
In 2001, he released another hot album "Comm' si la terre penchait" (As if the earth was Leaning).
In February 2002, Christophe performed, in Clermont Ferrand, his first live concert in 27 years, followed by two appearances at the Olympia in March 2002.