Fred Chichin

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Fred Chichin
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Fred Chichin – Eurockéennes de Belfort, 2007.
Background information
Birth name Frédéric Chichin
Born (1954-05-01)1 May 1954
Clichy, France
Died 28 November 2007(2007-11-28) (aged 53)
Instruments vocals, guitars, keyboards
Associated acts Les Rita Mitsouko

Frédéric "Fred" Chichin (1 May 1954 – 28 November 2007) was a French musician and songwriter. He was born in Clichy, France.

He was the lead member of the band Les Rita Mitsouko, along with Catherine Ringer, whom he met in 1979. Prior to his work in Les Rita Mitsouko, Chichin had been active in the rock bands Fassbinder (with Jean Neplin), Taxi Girl (with Daniel Darc), and Gazoline (with Alain Kan).

Chichin died on the morning of 28 November from heart failure, following complications of the cancer the doctors had diagnosed two months earlier. He was buried 6 December 2007 in a private ceremony at the Parisian cemetery of Montmartre. [1]


  1. ^ RFI Musique Les Rita Mitsouko Biography accessed 22 April 2008

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