PHOTOS – Dave: back to the 15 striking looks of the yéyé star

On Wednesday, May 4, Dave celebrated his 78th birthday. Making his debut in the 1970s, the singer surprised audiences with his cult hits and sense of style. The proof in pictures.

In fifty-nine years of career, Dave remains for many the iconic singer of the 1970s. If he is recognizable by his high-pitched voice, the companion of Patrick Loiseau has also imposed his personality by her sense of style. The one who celebrated his 78th birthday on Wednesday, May 4, showed that he was as comfortable with a microphone as with Scopitone trends. Invited on the sets of the biggest variety shows, Dave has often bet for the same stage outfit. Under the spotlight, the artist unveiled her slender figure in bell bottom pants matched with wide cutaway collar shirts. To perfect this emblematic set of the seventies, the interpreter of Vanina has often donned the famous heeled ankle boots.

And even away from the cameras, the friend of Daniel Auteuil has always been concerned about his appearance. From then on, Dave dared a few little follies. I have to say that prints and other graphics have often been in order. Denim shirts with bandana inserts, embossed sweaters or striped jackets, the singer often amazed by his sense of originality. Pieces that have become cults which, like his greatest successes, continue to inspire many generations.

PHOTOS – Dave: look back at his best seventies looks

Dave: his secrets about his long career

Time doesn’t seem to have a hold on Dave’s songs. During an interview with, in November 2021, the Dutch artist revealed the secret of his long and beautiful career. “There are two verbs that are important: give and surprise, he confided. And to add: “It can be through songs that my audience has forgotten about or doesn’t know about.” From then on, the singer always wanted create a surprise in front of its loyal spectators. A point of honor which is certainly the key to its success. “You are never sure how our career will continue, so we have to surprise. And in love, it’s exactly the same”he concluded.