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Jane Birkin has died at the age of 76: the song ‘Je t’aime moi non plus’ will be played at her funeral

The song Je t’aime moi non plus brought her to stardom and brought her worldwide fame, although the English Jane Birkin Born in London in 1946, she was initially more of an actress than a singer. He died at the age of 76. The BFMTV channel has confirmed his death at his home.

Birkin, who lived in France, had been away from the stage for some time, to which he had recently returned after suffering a stroke in 2021.

She began her acting career at 17, and in 1966 she starred in one of the most controversial nudes in the history of cinema in Wish for a summer morningby Michelangelo Antonioni.

After her failed marriage with John Barry, He moved to France where he met the singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, with whom he would sign the famous and provocative song Je t’aime. They became the fashionable couple on the Parisian scene and in 1971 their daughter Charlotte Gainsbourg was born, also a renowned singer and actress.

Recently, MagasIN published an article about the documentary Jane by Charlotte that the daughter did to “really know her mother.”

His daughter, Charlotte Gainsbourg

The actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg shared with that thanks to this film “I was able to see my real mother again”.

“I wanted to make a film about a mother, about mine,” Charlotte Gainsbourg tries to simplify her intentions, adding:

“My mother’s illnesses terrify me more than my own”Charlotte is sincere and verbalizes a thought that makes us all uncomfortable to say out loud, “I’m afraid of losing her, there is nothing that scares me more, and maybe that’s why neither of us wanted to finish this movie.”

Towards the end of Jane by Charlotte, while Birkin walks on the beach she listens to a letter written to her by the daughter who decided to look at her, discover her and declare her love before it is too late. “I have always loved you, but today I understand it very well, I need you to teach me how to live, to teach me again as if I didn’t understand,” she says in her broken voice. “Why do we learn to live without our mothers?” she asks.

Jane Birkin, the icon of French pop culture, actress, model and singer, muse of artists and fashion designers, has left us today, but her songs will remain to be remembered.

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