David Hallyday

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David Hallyday
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Hallyday in 2009
Background information
Born (1966-08-14) 14 August 1966 (age 51)
France
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Labels PolyGram
Associated acts Erik Godal

David Hallyday (born David Michael Benjamin Smet; 14 August 1966) is a French singer, songwriter and amateur sports car racer.

Early life[edit]

Hallyday was born in Boulogne-Billancourt and is the son of the French singers Sylvie Vartan and Johnny Hallyday. David Hallyday is a first cousin of actor Michael Vartan.

Career[edit]

Hallyday is most known for writing music for others, including a collaboration with his father on the 1999 album Sang pour sang.

He also appeared in the teenage comedy He's My Girl (1987).

Personal life[edit]

Hallyday married Estelle Lefébure in 1989; they divorced in 2001. They have two children, Emma and llona. He married Alexandra Pastor, the daughter of businessperson Michel Pastor,[1] in 2004. Their son Cameron was born on 8 October 2004.

Discography[edit]

  • True Cool (1988, American album, including the hit single "High")
  • Rock'n'Heart (1990, American album)
  • On the road LIVE (1992, American album)
  • 2000 BBF (1994, American album with Blind Fish – Erik Godal, Bo Gravino, Greg V)
  • Novacaine (1997, American album with Erik Godal as Novacaine)
  • Un paradis/Un enfer (1999, French album, including the hit single "Tu ne m'as pas laissé le temps")
  • Révélation (June 2002) (Un homme libre, title song of "La planète au trésor", single)
  • Satellite (2004)
  • David Hallyday (2007)
  • Un Nouveau Monde (2010)
  • Le temps d'une vie (2016)

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
pos.
2003 France Courage Compétition France Philippe Alliot
Sweden Carl Rosenblad
Courage C65-JPX LMP675 41 DNF DNF
2007 Belgium PSI Experience France Claude-Yves Gosselin
Austria Philipp Peter
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R GT1 289 28th 12th
2008 France Larbre Compétition France Christophe Bouchut
France Patrick Bornhauser
Saleen S7-R GT1 306 28th 7th
2011 France Team Oreca-Matmut France Alexandre Prémat
Austria Dominik Kraihamer
Oreca 03-Nissan LMP2 200 DNF DNF
2014 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
France Nicolas Armindo
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Am
323 31st 11th

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cohen, Arnault (6 December 2017). "Le prince Albert II parle de Johnny Hallyday: les 5 choses à retenir". Monaco Matin. Retrieved 7 December 2017. 

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