In addition to being a top performer and concert draw, Gilbert Bécaud was a successful composer working with Edith Piaf and also collaborated with Neil Diamond on two of Diamond’s biggest-selling hits, Love On The Rocks and September Morn. He later penned the song ‘It Must Be Him’ for the renowned singer Vikki Carr. The song went on to become a massive hit and Gilbert’s creativity was well-appreciated. In fact he was covered by multiple artist both in England and the USA including Sammy Davis Jr, Liza Minnelli and Barbra Streisand.
Final Resting Place:
Cimetière du Père Lachaise
16 Rue du Repos, 6ème division, Chemin Lesseps
Paris, , 75020
Grave Location:Division 45, Avenue Transversale No. 1, Line 1
Grave Location Description
As you make your way through the cemetery, find Avenue Transversale No. 1 and Gilbert Bécaud is buried at the intersection of Avenue Transversale No. 1 and Chemin Laplace just 2 graves away from the French actress Marie Trintignant in Division 45.
Grave Location GPS48.86132519612502, 2.3949360975121152
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date_of_death: February 26, 1977
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popular name: Mississippi Fred McDowell
date_of_death: July 3, 1972
cause_of_death: Abdominal Cancer
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date_of_death: January 30, 1982
cause_of_death: Esophageal cancer
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