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Death of singer and sex symbol Nick Kamen, protege of Madonna, at the age of 59


With his fiery gaze and his very calibrated hits, the interpreter of Each time you break my hearts left his mark on the 1980s. He died on Wednesday, May 5, at the age of 59.

Nick Kamen, model and singer of the 1980s, passed away at the age of 59, as several English-speaking media reported.

Protected by the queen of pop Madonna, the man with the tender gaze and the rebellious wick had made a name in music thanks to his hit

Each time you break my hearts

released in 1987, certified platinum.

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Born in 1962 in Essex, north London, Ivor Neville Kamen whose real name was first revealed to the general public thanks to his appearance in a 1985 advertisement for Levi's 501 jeans.

The latter played a young man undressing in a laundromat, to the rhythm of the song

I Heard It Through The Grapevine

by Marvin Gaye.

Sex symbol

Quickly erected into a real sex symbol, he quickly attracted the attention of High Priestess Madonna. So at the height of his career, the interpreter of

Like A Virgin

, wrote the song

Each time you break my hearts

, his first international


, which she also produced. In 1991, it was this time with his own songs that he returned to the forefront, including his second hit

I Promised Myself

, which climbed to eleventh place on the charts when it was released.

Madonna learned with great emotion of the death of her friend.


It breaks my heart to know you're gone."

You have always been such a sweet and kind person.

You have suffered too much ... I hope you are happier where you are,

”she wrote in a poignant tribute posted on her Instagram account.

Indeed, according to several tabloids, the singer had been fighting for four years against cancer of the spinal cord.

Other celebrities have mourned his disappearance on social media, including frontman of new wave band Culture Club, Boy George.

The latter remembered him as the "most

beautiful and sweet

" of boys.

A feeling that echoes many people who have fallen under the considerable spell of Nick Kamen.

Source: lefigaro

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