BRUSSELS — Belgian singer and actress Annie Cordy, that listed several popular strikes and was created a baroness by King Albert II, has died, the authorities announced Friday.
Cordy, born Leonie Coleman, was among those French-speaking planet’s best-loved musical comedy actors.
“Annie Cordy has been an accomplished performer whose comedy and joie-de-vivre represented so well the Belgian soul we adore a lot,” Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes stated on Twitter. “She won over the hearts of several generations. She’ll be sorely missed. My sincere condolences to her loved ones and nearest and dearest.”
According to the French press, Cordy died on Friday in southern France.
Cordy was born in Brussels in 1928 but left her title onto the stage and in movies after going to Paris.