François Jean, the drummer of the group BB, whose death we learned on Monday, died of a natural cause.
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The well-known musician was 60 years old. He is survived by his wife Mélissa Nadeau and his daughter Frédérique.
François Jean was born in Saint-Paul-l’Ermite, a parish in Repentigny.
He had immense success within the BB group with Patrick Bourgeois and Alain Lapointe.
The lover of François Jean thanks the many admirers of the musician “for the testimonies of affection which continue to flow, the media of Quebec who knew how to relay this sad news with respect and who recalled the role he played in within the BB group, ”she wrote in a press release.
Mélissa Nadeau also addresses the family’s thanks to “her friends and colleagues who shared François Jean’s life, the stage and the studios, during his life dedicated to music.”
When the sanitary instructions allow it, the family and the friends of the deceased will underline their love and their friendship for the musician by a festive commemoration “in his image”.
The family will not make any further comments and they are keen to grieve in private.