Jessica Plésel, Backing Singer of Johnny Hallyday and Candidate of The Voice, Died at the Age of 45

Jessica Plésel, former backing singer of Johnny Hallyday has died aged 45

The singer Jessica Plésel, who came to Paris to try her luck in the 1980s, died a few days ago. Cremated this Friday 15th March, she was for more than twenty years the backing singer of Johnny Hallyday.

The singer Jessica Plésel, known to have been a singer of Johnny Hallyday for over twenty years, died at the age of 45 . According to Franceinfo , Lorraine, native of Martinique, was cremated on Friday, March 15th. The singer left her homeland in the 1980s to try her luck in Paris. In her twenty-year career , Jessica Plésel has sung with the greatest: besides Johnny Hallyday, she has also given voice for Barry White and Mylène Farmer .

Jessica Plésel was also known in France for her participation in the first season of The Voice on TF1. At the blind auditions, she had convinced Garou by reinterpreting a Johnny Hallyday standard, Envy . In the battles, she was opposed to Stephanie and Bruce, and had interpreted the title Crazy , Gnarls Barkley. Garou had finally eliminated her .

“I do not want to stay in the shadows”

In her time on the show , Jessica Plésel revealed that she had always been rocked by music in her family. Her mother was a church singer while her father played accordion. First secretary in a cabinet, Jessica chose to close everything to join Paris and try his luck in music. “Today, I want to exist, not to stay in the shadows, I have not done anything I wanted to do despite my experience, I want to prove to myself that I can do it,” she said.

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