The famous designer, creator with René Goscinny of the character of Asterix, died on Tuesday at the age of 92, we learned from his family and loved ones. Another death, that of the saxophonist Manu Dibango, first world personality to be carried away by the covid-19,

The famous designer, creator with René Goscinny of the character of Asterix, died on Tuesday at the age of 92, we learned from his family and loved ones. Another death, that of the saxophonist Manu Dibango, first world personality to be carried away by the covid-19,

(.) – “Albert Uderzo died in his sleep at his home in Neuilly from a heart attack unrelated to the coronavirus. He had been very tired for several weeks, “said his son-in-law Bernard de Choisy.

After opening its doors to Hergé and his hero Tintin, last year, the Moselle site will host a large exhibition on the most famous of the Gauls. From April 2020, Obélix and all the heroes of Goscinny and Uderzo will be present. Even the Romans!

Designer as great as modest, Albert Uderzo will obviously remain as the creator of Asterix and Obelix but, always with the complicity of René Goscinny, he had drawn “Jehan Pistolet”, the corsair, “Oumpah-Pah” the Indian, “Luc Junior “, reporter or” Benjamin and Benjamine “, the story of a hectic couple.

Another death but in the field of music, that of Manu Dibango, saxophonist. The 86-year-old Cameroonian died of coronavirus contamination. The afro-jazz legend, author of the global hit “Soul Makossa” (taken over by Michael Jackson), died in the early morning in a hospital in the Paris region. His Facebook page announced his hospitalization on March 18.

This death occurred when the country entered a “state of health emergency”, according to a decree published Tuesday in the Official Journal, on the model of the state of emergency activated after the attacks of November 2015.

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