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Barbara in 1965
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Birth name Monique Andrée Serf
Born 9 June 1930
Paris, France
Died 24 November 1997 (aged 67)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Genres Chanson, French pop
Occupation(s) French singer-songwriter and actress
Instruments Piano
Years active 1958–1996
Labels Universal Music Group

Monique Andrée Serf (9 June 1930 – 24 November 1997) was a French pop singer-songwriter and actress. She took her stage name, Barbara, from her grandmother. Her song "L'Aigle noir" sold 1 million copies in twelve hours.

In 1971, she co-starred with Jacques Brel in Franz.

Barbara, who smoked many times, died of respiratory failure.

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