From the unforgettable bicycle of Yves Montand, to the swirling chorus of the song of "A man and a woman" by Claude Lelouch, Pierre Barouh left his poetic imprint on the song of his time.

Always listening, with his label Saravah, which had just celebrated its 50th anniversary, he had also contributed to the emergence of great artists, from Jacques Higelin to Brigitte Fontaine, while opening himself to music from elsewhere, among the first, he had perceived universal resonance.

Audrey Azoulay, Minister of Culture and Communication, sends her condolences to her family and loved ones.