Is dead the singer Idir, the memory of Zinedine Zidane: “You marked my childhood”

The algerian singer Idir has died in the night of Saturday, march 2 – it was a long time sufferer of pulmonary fibrosis, as communicated by his family with a note on its social: “With regret we announce the death of our father, Idir, Saturday, may 2 at 21.30. Rest in peace, dad-in-law short and touching message to children. According to the report various sources of tv of algeria, the singer is off to Paris following an illness against which he fought for several years. Despite the time and the various mortti caused by complications due to coronavirus, the family has to know that Idir is not dead for the Covid-19.

Who is Idir

The singer, of berber origins, became famous almost by accident, thanks to a lullaby, titled “A Vava Inouva” (“My little father”), which gave the name to his first album, released in 1976. The lullaby, of which he was a composer and an interpreter (the words are by the poet Ben Mohamed) is considered to be the first success in the maghreb international, thanks to the translation into a dozen languages and spread in over 60 Countries. As he wrote in Le Monde, Idir “he liked to use his time to share his reflections on Algeria, the identity of berber, French language, secularism and women’s rights”, becoming a fundamental piece of the song of maghreb, despite having no intention to make music his future.

The memory of Zinedine Zidane

Sad nouvelle aujourd’hui, nous venons d apprendre la disparition d’un Homme que nous aimons profondément ❤️,un homme courageux et un exemple ! Tu as marqué mon’enfance en Famille Je n oublierai jamais notre rencontre. Repose en paix.

A post shared by zidane (@zidane) on May 3, 2020 at 3:54am PDT

Remember the algerian singer was also Zinedine Zidane, former footballer for Juventus and is currently a technician of the Real Madrid. The footballer of algerian origins, in fact, wanted to remind you of the importance that the music of Idir has had on his life. To do this, he chose a post on Instagram, where the picture of the singer accompanied the remembrance: “We received a sad news today. We’ve just learned of the passing of a man that we love deeply. A brave man and example! You marked my childhood, I will never forget our meeting, rest in peace,” wrote Zidane.