Dick Rivers was a French singer. He was born on 24 April 1945 in Nice, France. His birth name was Hervé Forneri. He began his acting and singing career in 1960. He played an imported role to introduce rock and roll music in France. “Elvis Presley” was the idol of Dick Rivers. He follows his singing style and fashion sense.
He got his stage name from his movie “Loving You (1957)”, he was playing the character of Deke Rivers in the movie. He got his first break as a leading singer in 1961 in “Les Chats Sauvages” band.
In 1961, NME (British music magazine), reported that a Rivers concert with his group Les Chats Sauvages at the Palais des Sports de Paris, whilst headlining with Vince Taylor, had turned into a full-scale riot.
In 1962, Dick Rivers leave “Les Chats Sauvages” to start a solo career. His last album, Rivers, was released in 2014.
Dick Rivers alsowrote novels. He published two novels Plot at Memphis and Texas Blues, in 1989 and 2001. He was also a voice artist, he gives his voice to many character in movies named Book of Jungle 2, Tarzan 2 and Arthur and the Invisibles .
Dick Rivers Died
As per the news report, Dick Rivers died at the age of 74 on April 24 2019, His manager announced the news. He died due to cancer.
Dick Rivers Wiki Bio
|Birth Name||Hervé Forneri|
|DOB||April 24 1945|
|DOD||April 24 2019|
|Birth Place||Nice, France|
Dick Rivers Educational Qualification
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Dick Rivers Physical Stats
|Height (Approx)||In Centimeters: 173 CM|
In Meters: 1.73 M
In feet Inches: 5 Feet 8 Inch
|Weight (Approx)||70 KG|
Dick Rivers Wife Name
Dick Rivers Children’s Name
|Daughter Name||Natala Rivers|
|Son Name||Pascal Rivers|