Florent Pagny sick: the latest news on his health


Florent Pagny sick: the latest news on his health

FLORENT PAGNY. The singer Florent Pagny, suffering from lung cancer and victim of a relapse, confided in his illness in Seven to Eight and will release an autobiography in April.

[Updated March 08, 2023 at 11:27 a.m.] Despite the deterioration of his state of health, Florent Pagny wants to be reassuring. After talking at length about his fight against the disease on the program Sept à Huit, broadcast on Sunday March 5, the singer appeared smiling at Paris fashion week the next day, alongside his wife Azucena Caamaño, at the parade of Stella McCartney at the Armory of the Military School.

Reassuring Florent Pagny, who had given less encouraging news the day before on TF1. "I would have preferred to be there laughing, throwing jokes and saying to you, 'It's fine, it's nickel, nothing came back!' But it's not the case. It's annoying. I can't lie either. It's not the scenario we were hoping for," the artist told journalist Audrey Crespo-Mara, who directed this document.

Due to what he calls a "fixed lymph node", detected during new examinations carried out after a violent fit of virulent coughing at the start of the year, Florent Pagny explains: "the images, they are not terrible, so in three days I'm going back to Paris to see what's going on."

And to concede: "This story sucks. It never stops. There is always something that ends up reappearing. Now it's a ganglion that marks. I did not follow the immunotherapy treatment, so I have to go home quickly. Maybe if I had been in France, I wouldn't have this lymph node that appears like that, if I had followed the program. It's a little my fault ."

In addition to this heart-to-heart interview, it is in an autobiography that Florent Pagny will tell his story: on March 2, Fayard editions announced the release, on April 5, of a book entitled Pagny by Florent. "The artist reveals himself openly in an unpublished autobiography", is it promised.

After the reassuring news of the past few months, these revelations rekindle concerns around his state of health. Especially since Florent Pagny had announced, last October, his return to the stage, after having had to cancel the concerts of his 60th birthday to undergo chemotherapy. This new summer tour should take the interpreter of Knowing how to love from June 30 at the Nîmes Festival to July 30 at the Colmar Wine Fair, via the Aluna festival or the Poupet festival, but also the Carcassonne festival. and the ancient theater of Vienna.

Contacted by Le Parisien, the organizers of the dates of Nîmes, Aluna and Poupet, "his first three meetings", say they are "confident": "We have no counter-order, Florent Pagny is still showing ."

For the first time since the announcement of his cancer in May 2022, Florent Pagny returned to music, appearing in Kendji Girac's clip for the title Encore, directed by Yan Benisty and broadcast on February 15. The two singers found themselves in the wild landscapes of Patagonia, where Florent Pagny lives part-time. The song Encore is taken from Kendji Girac's fifth album released in November 2022 and titled L'Ecole de la vie. This is one of the rare times that fans of Florent Pagny have been able to see the singer in pictures since the announcement of his illness in January 2022.

A few days before the final of The Voice, in May 2022, in the columns of the Gala, Florent Pagny wanted to be reassuring about his state of health and the progress of his chemotherapy: "Now I'm coming out of the tunnel. I have some answers which allow me to better assess the situation and it revives in me certain things that I lost a little, arrived at my age (...) This cancer woke me up in a way, and it redefined the meaning of my priorities. As soon as my protocol is finished, I will move on very quickly!"

Florent Pagny had also said more about the difficult moments of this chemotherapy: "Yes, I experienced this period when you don't want anything, you don't have the peach, your heart is on the edge of your lips, but it passes. I passed the pure chemo, the one that castagne: heartache for twelve days, it's not funny anymore! You know, the seasickness that you keep when you've been on dry land for a week " .

"I assume my head even if I will put glasses (during the bonuses of The Voice) because of the fall of my eyelashes which really makes me look sick, but the rest, I manage. What do you want, I I've always worked on all the looks, here I go to the extreme! It's the most refined!", continued the artist.

Florent Pagny revealed that he had lung cancer on January 25, 2022 on social networks. A "special announcement" from the artist, who then pushed, during the treatment, the singer to put his career on hold. "I will not be able to finish my 60th anniversary tour. I have to cancel all of my concerts, following a health problem", explained Florent Pagny in a video posted on Instagram.

In a video posted on Instagram on May 10, 2022, Florent Pagny wanted to be reassuring about his treatment and his state of health. "I only have chemo left, I can tell you that I'm doing very well," explained the artist in his video, also saluting the doctors who had given him the most powerful treatment against his cancer. "I was very well accompanied by my better half, my children, and then there were these thousands of messages, testimonies of love, support and good vibes", he also underlined. "If all goes well, we'll meet again next year to finish what I started: the 61 tour," he concluded. Florent Pagny will indeed be 61 years old during his next tour scheduled for the summer of 2023.

From the announcement by Florent Pagny of his lung cancer, on social networks, comments and speculations went well. More particularly on the supposed addictions of the singer, in particular to cigarettes. In 2016, on Le Divan by Marc-Olivier Fogiel on France 3, Florent Pagny confided in his consumption of soft drugs.

“It stabilizes me (…) I was hyperactive. I was a very, very speedy kid. worth a hospital stay. "I ended up in the hospital after a drink, where I could have stayed. I had a bad feeling one evening and I started drinking and I ended up in the hospital with a hole in my stomach. belly", he explains, as reported by the TF1 site.

After a final season, Florent Pagny left The Voice. "I spent some great years and I'm delighted to have spent all that time with all those people," said Florent Pagny during the final of the last season of The Voice, in May 2022, assuring of his "pleasure of finishing in style."

The singer, suffering from lung cancer, is replaced on TF1 by Bigflo and Oli, new coaches of The Voice alongside Vianney and Amel Bent, Marc Lavoine having also announced his departure. Another "new" face next season: Zazie, who returns to the red seats. Which of these jurors will be able to compete with Florent Pagny and his nine victories on the clock?

Florent Pagny has been part of the French musical landscape for more than thirty years. Knowing how to love, And one day a woman, My freedom to think, or Where I will take you, many of his titles have become classics. In total, he has sold more than 15 million records. Florent Pagny was born on November 6, 1961 in Chalon-sur-Saône, in Saône et Loire. This is where he grew up, with his mother, Odile, secretary, Jean, his father, who sells vignettes and his three brothers and sisters. Very early on, Florent Pagny developed a passion for music and decided, at only 16, to leave his family to settle in Paris.

In the capital, he then met the famous showbiz headhunter, Dominique Besnehard. The latter offers him the chance to take his first steps in the cinema. He landed roles and played in La Balance by Bob Swaim, Fort Saganne by Alain Corneau or even in Inspector Labavure by Claude Zidi. In 1987, Florent decided to turn to song. He wrote the song Anything, Manifesto Against Drugs. The 45 rpm, produced by Gérard Louvin, met with enormous success (1 million copies sold) and remained at the top of the top 50 for 26 weeks. In 1988, he repeated the feat with his new 45 rpm, Let us breathe. The following year, Florent Pagny obtained a music victory in the category "Male revelation of the year". In 1990, he released his first album, Merci. The singer is rewarded with a gold disc with more than 100,000 copies sold.

However, the sudden notoriety, the money, his relationship with the young singer Vanessa Paradis and his Rolling Press title, earned Florent Pagny growing unpopularity with the media. It will be boycotted for 4 years. In 1992, he released his second album, very autobiographical, Réaliste. The success is mixed and Florent Pagny is faced with personal and financial problems. The artist is at the bottom of the wave.

Stay true is Florent Pagny's third opus and places the year 1994 under the sign of rediscovered peace. Jean-Jacques Goldman writes to him Are you following me? and If You Want To Try Me, two huge hits. A year later, Welcome to my house is released, a compilation that contains three new songs, including Welcome to my house (1.5 million copies). In 1997, exiled in Patagonia in southern Argentina, the singer released a new album, Knowing how to love. The signatures are prestigious.

We find, Erick Benzi, Zazie, Art Mengo, Pascal Obispo, Jacques Veneruzo, Jean-Jacques Goldman... Despite the artist's tax adventures, the disc is a commercial success with 1.4 million copies sold. Florent Pagny is logically rewarded with the victory of the music of the Best male artist. Records, tours and changes of looks followed: Ré-création (1999), Châtelet les Halles (2000), 2 (2001), Ailleurs Land (2003), Baryton (2004) and Abracadabra (2006).

Caught up by the tax authorities on January 27, 2005, he was convicted of tax evasion. November 2007, Florent Pagny finally feels ready to play the man he considers a master, Jacques Brel. He chooses eleven songs from the Belgian singer's repertoire and delivers an opus that has the value of a self-portrait, Pagny sings Brel. At the production, we find the guitarist Daran and Yvan Cassar, talented pianist and arranger. The singer interprets Brel with sobriety accompanied by a philharmonic orchestra. To date, he has given a unique performance at L'Olympia, on December 1, 2007, in front of a conquered audience. In 2010, Florent Pagny released the album Everything and its opposite in which he found Pascal Obispo with whom he sang in duet. In 2011, he went on an acoustic tour to celebrate his 50th birthday. Since 2012, he has been the coach of the show The Voice, the most beautiful voice. In 2013, the single Lesmurs porters was released, the first extract from the album Vieillir avec toi, entirely composed by Calogero. The album was certified diamond disc in July 2014.

Florent Pagny met his wife almost thirty years ago. After breaking up with Vanessa Paradis, Florent Pagny met a young 25-year-old Argentinian woman, Azucena Camano, at a dinner in 1993. The latter is a model, painter and creator of a brand of organic beauty products. Together, the couple have two children: Inca, born March 17, 1996, and Aël, born May 26, 1999.

Florent Pagny and Azucena Camano married in 2006. The singer dedicated his album "Vieillir avec toi" to her. "We are a karmic couple," said Florent Pagny on the set of 8:30 p.m. on Sunday by Laurent Delahousse. "Our destiny was made to meet and accompany each other to precisely come back from where I was, at the bottom of the hole and to surpass myself", he added.

If Florent Pagny can count on his wife Azucena Camano to get through the ordeal of the disease, the singer also has the support of his two children, Inca and Aël, who now live in the United States. Aged 25 and 22, they now live in Miami and New York respectively. Inca is passionate about street art, according to Here, when Aël studies photography. "She lives in New York. And then she loves photography. She went to photography school. She has a good eye and she's really good at taking pictures, so she's having fun developing that gift." , had confided Florent Pagny on the set of Vivement dimanche in November 2021. And to add, about his Inca son: “once he had his pilot’s license, he went to do this painting and from At that point, all of a sudden, loads of people started calling them to come and do more murals."