Rapsat, Pierre

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Name
Rapsat, Pierre Gender: M
Pierre Julien Guillermo Raepsaet
born on 28 May 1948 at 23:45 (= 11:45 PM )
Place Ixelles, Belgium, 50n50, 4e22
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 07°28' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 15°37 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 20°50'



Pierre Rapsat (at the Eurovision Song Contest 1976)
photo: NOS, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

Belgian singer-songwriter who had a very successful career in his homeland and also spells of popularity in other Francophone countries. Outside these areas, he is best known for his participation in the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest.

In 2001 Rapsat was diagnosed with cancer and was forced to cut down on live appearances while he underwent chemotherapy. He made his final live appearance at a concert in Ath on 1 March 2002. Rapsat died at his home in Verviers on 20 April 2002, aged 53.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Health : Medical diagnosis 2001 (Cancer)

Source Notes

Michaël Mandl quotes birth record [1].

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes DataSophia.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.