Henry Chapier, the famous host of the show "Le Divan" is dead
Yesterday, Henri Chapier left at age 85, passionate about art and culture and host of the famous "Divan" of France 3.
Born in 1933 in Bucharest, Henry Chapier – Henri Shapiro, his real name before being expelled from Romania – arrived in France at the age of 15. First journalist in the field of culture, film enthusiast and director, in 1987 he created his famous TV show « The divan »He cheers and invites guests such as Simone Veil or Serge Gainsbourg to rely on the famous yellow sofa until 1994. Hearing success, this program gathers intimate and sometimes intense confessions that are worth fame among the general public. Also passionate about photography, he co-founded the European Photography House (MEP), which he will chair until 2017.
Video clip of the INA files program.
It is with sadness that Jack Lang laments the death of those who " loved art and culture passionately".
Jack Lang (@jack_lang) January 27, 2019
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