“Thank you for opening your house to us but furthermore, your heart” – Gilbert Montagné
Back to Paris for a few weeks, my wife and I want to express the pleasure we took in being in your company. Thank you for opening your house to us but furthermore, your heart.
Love and regards to your daughter and your talented self.
Words are excerpted from Mr Gilbert Montagné’s email to Artist Boi Tran, dated May 18, 2011
Gilbert Montagné (B. 1951) is a French singer, musician, pianist and organist from the Ménilmontant neighbourhood of Paris and Bourbonnais historical region of central France. Blind since shortly after birth, he is best remembered for his international hit “The Fool” which was a number 1 single across Europe and South America in 1971, as well as his songs “On va s’aimer” (1983) and “Les Sunlights des tropiques” (1984). In France, he is still a popular albums and concert artist, having toured and sang with the likes of Johnny Hallyday and Kool & the Gang.