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HuMpThAnG

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French Singer Barbara Weldens Passes Away Mid-Concert

French singer Barbara Weldens died while performing on stage at a concert, according to NME. She was 35.

Weldens was singing at a church in the village of Goudron in southwestern France as part of the Festival Léo Ferré when she collapsed mid-song. There are conflicting reports regarding her cause of death with some reporting that she suffered a cardiac arrest and the BBC saying that she may have been electrocuted. Police are investigating, and the remainder of the festival has been canceled.

According to a biography on her website, Weldens grew up in the circus and took a particular liking to juggling, acrobatics and trapeze. She later learned how to play the piano and began writing and performing her own songs.

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Her debut album, Le Grand H de L’Homme, was released last year and met with critical praise and several awards for her songwriting and music.

The organizers of the Pic D’Or prize, which Weldens won in 2016, said in a statement, according to NME, “It was with great emotion that we learned this morning of the death of Barbara Weldens, our Pic d’Or 2016 at a concert last night in Gourdon in the Lot, obviously electrocuted.

“Our team is deeply disturbed by the brutal disappearance of the artist who had appeared on the stage of the Theater des Nouveaux on May 20th, during our last edition. A radiant woman, full of energy and talented, and of course we think of all her family and her loved ones.”

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Reply #1 posted 07/21/17 10:49am

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HuMpThAnG said:

French singer Barbara Weldens died while performing on stage at a concert, according to NME. She was 35.

Weldens was singing at a church in the village of Goudron in southwestern France as part of the Festival Léo Ferré when she collapsed mid-song. There are conflicting reports regarding her cause of death with some reporting that she suffered a cardiac arrest and the BBC saying that she may have been electrocuted. Police are investigating, and the remainder of the festival has been canceled.

According to a biography on her website, Weldens grew up in the circus and took a particular liking to juggling, acrobatics and trapeze. She later learned how to play the piano and began writing and performing her own songs.

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Her debut album, Le Grand H de L’Homme, was released last year and met with critical praise and several awards for her songwriting and music.

The organizers of the Pic D’Or prize, which Weldens won in 2016, said in a statement, according to NME, “It was with great emotion that we learned this morning of the death of Barbara Weldens, our Pic d’Or 2016 at a concert last night in Gourdon in the Lot, obviously electrocuted.

“Our team is deeply disturbed by the brutal disappearance of the artist who had appeared on the stage of the Theater des Nouveaux on May 20th, during our last edition. A radiant woman, full of energy and talented, and of course we think of all her family and her loved ones.”

rose

My god... that's terrible...

What is this?....the 'rapture'???

Sorry to poke fun...but if "we" start losing a musician/singer every day from here on out, I'm gonna pull out my bible; thump and make some cash.... this is sad news. I never heard of the woman...but that's a miserable circumstance.

"Damn Dolores, pick another subject, please...introduce the carpet to something other than your knees...."
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Reply #2 posted 07/21/17 11:01am

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2045RadicalMattZ said:

HuMpThAnG said:

French singer Barbara Weldens died while performing on stage at a concert, according to NME. She was 35.

Weldens was singing at a church in the village of Goudron in southwestern France as part of the Festival Léo Ferré when she collapsed mid-song. There are conflicting reports regarding her cause of death with some reporting that she suffered a cardiac arrest and the BBC saying that she may have been electrocuted. Police are investigating, and the remainder of the festival has been canceled.

According to a biography on her website, Weldens grew up in the circus and took a particular liking to juggling, acrobatics and trapeze. She later learned how to play the piano and began writing and performing her own songs.

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Her debut album, Le Grand H de L’Homme, was released last year and met with critical praise and several awards for her songwriting and music.

The organizers of the Pic D’Or prize, which Weldens won in 2016, said in a statement, according to NME, “It was with great emotion that we learned this morning of the death of Barbara Weldens, our Pic d’Or 2016 at a concert last night in Gourdon in the Lot, obviously electrocuted.

“Our team is deeply disturbed by the brutal disappearance of the artist who had appeared on the stage of the Theater des Nouveaux on May 20th, during our last edition. A radiant woman, full of energy and talented, and of course we think of all her family and her loved ones.”

rose

My god... that's terrible...

What is this?....the 'rapture'???

Sorry to poke fun...but if "we" start losing a musician/singer every day from here on out, I'm gonna pull out my bible; thump and make some cash.... this is sad news. I never heard of the woman...but that's a miserable circumstance.

This is just getting to be too sad.

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Reply #3 posted 07/21/17 12:30pm

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Awful news.

Ὅσον ζῇς φαίνου
μηδὲν ὅλως σὺ λυποῦ
πρὸς ὀλίγον ἐστὶ τὸ ζῆν
τὸ τέλος ὁ χρόνος ἀπαιτεῖ.”
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Reply #4 posted 07/21/17 12:39pm

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rose

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Reply #5 posted 07/21/17 6:49pm

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eek 35 is too young rose

Edmonton, AB - canada

Ohh purple joy oh purple bliss oh purple rapture!
REAL MUSIC by REAL MUSICIANS - Prince
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Reply #6 posted 07/21/17 9:50pm

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This is sad. I had been seeing this on the net, but last i checked(a few days ago), they weren't 100% sure of the cause of the death.




Horrible. sad rose

Rest in Peace Bettie Boo. See u soon.
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Reply #7 posted 07/23/17 4:51am

Ottensen

Oh my Lord!

May God bles the dead and she rest in peace. rose

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Reply #8 posted 07/24/17 9:58pm

Goddess4Real

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sad RIP pray

Keep Calm & Listen To Prince
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Reply #9 posted 07/28/17 11:26am

purplefam99

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rose

that was so so beautiful i am stilled. rip.

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Reply #10 posted 08/13/17 5:36am

Graycap23

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sad

Yes....I'm in a Cult. We brainwash people into THINKING ............4 Themselves.
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