Linda de Suza died at 74 after testing positive for coronavirus, her agent announced on December 28. The date and place of his funeral have just been revealed…
Linda de Suza dies at 74, announced his agent Fabien Lecoeuvre and his son João Lança to AFP on December 28. The Dhis funeral was unveiled on December 29. The singer should be buried in the Grand Cimetière de Gisors, in Normandy, on January 6. Just before, at 2:30 p.m., a religious ceremony will take place in Saint-Gervais church in Gisorslearned AFP through the agent of the late artist.
How did Linda de Suza die?
The singer, who was positive for Covid-19, died at Gisors hospital where she had been transferred the same morning and was in respiratory emergency. “Since the start of the pandemic, she had only been vaccinated once. The doctors were wonderful. They tried to save her for two hours but she died at 10:10 a.m.“, detailed Fabien Lecoeuvre to the Figaro. The singer had also been hospitalized for anemia and dehydration last August. Always according to Figarothe Portuguese artist died alone, while her son was in Lisbon, where he resides.
He had seen her some time before her death, but Linda de Suza’s morale and health were already not in good shape. “She is very weak and emaciated. She was a heavy smoker, and her lung infection got worse as she stopped eating and let herself waste away.“, he confided to France Sunday.
Linda de Suza wanted to die: her last wish
The last months of his life were difficult. The singer had worked on a latest project with her agent, Fabien Lecoeuvre, the release of the Age Tendre box set, a double CD and DVD in which she participated. “I came regularly and we chose together the extracts on my computer, she was happy, it held her. I have the impression that she dropped once the DVD was ready. She felt herself leaving, she wanted to die“, assured Fabien Lecoeuvre.
Before leaving this world, however, Linda de Suza had a last will… which never came to fruition. “She told me again last week that she wanted to leave (…) She wanted me to place her in a convent, to have a religious retreat, and end her life like that. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time since the illness was stronger in the end“, he confided.
Linda de Suza suffered from “psychological problems”
A few months earlier, France Sunday referred to his “psychological disorders“.” Left in her world, she would evoke a fight between the forces of good and evil, the doctors would worry because she would have stopped eating”, could we read. Unfortunately, the artist will not have survived.
Death of Linda de Suza: stars pay tribute to her
After the announcement of the death of Linda deSuzasome personalities wanted to pay tribute to the late singer, like the host Cyril Feraud, who published a snapshot on which we see alongside the artist during the Tender Age Tour. “Goodbye Dear Linda. So many good memories together on the Tender Age Tour. A great artist, so popular, so touching“, said the presenter of slam.
Laurent Luyat also shared two photos in which he appears alongside Linda de Suza, on Twitter. The former presenter of the show Departure village, which took place during the Tour de France, had received the singer there on several occasions. “What did we laugh with Linda at the not so distant time of Village Départ! She predicted the future with a certain talent too. Nobody will forget it“, he said in his Twitter post.
The Cardboard Suitcase where the biography of an abandoned kid…
She sang with an open heart in her last album, Portugal Postcard, released in 2019. The artist returned to the front of the stage, almost 30 years after the release of his opus Simply Liveto deliver music that draws its source from the deepest wounds and fondest childhood memories.
Born in Beringel, Portugal, singer Linda de Suza grew up in a siblings of eight children and suffered cruelly from a lack of affection from his mother. The septuagenarian artist had poured out on his wounds not quite closed, at the microphone ofEuropean 1in the show It feels goodhosted by Anne Roumanoffin 2019. Linda de Suza had first confided that her parent had never told her that she loved her.
Then, L‘Foreign recounted the day when she found herself, without warning, “in front of a large green gate“. It was a pension, in which she was now to stay. Obviously still upset by this memory, the septuagenarian had not yet held a grudge and understood her mother’s decision: “With eight children, there was no eating. It was like that. In this orphanage, it was not just me, there were others. We were more than a hundred.”
Linda de Suza: her suicide attempt
The hurt caused by this lack of affection led the interpreter to Tiroli Tirola to do suicide attempt at age 16.
“I’m 71 now. With time, with age… All I could do was to attract attention. It was just for that“, she explained at the time before letting go with tenderness: “JI was a mother at 20 (from his son João Lança, 51, editor’s note). It was from there that I knew what it meant to love“. It was also at this age that she flew to France, in search of new horizons. There she found success with his hits Portuguese, Tiroli Tirola or A child can make the world sing.
Linda de Suza: why she was cold with her son
For decades, Linda de Suza was cold with her son João Lança. The interpreter of Tiroli Tirola would not have accepted the relationship of his offspring with his wife Sonia. Her grandchildren, Gabrielle (34) and Michael (29), would never have known their grandmother. “It’s been thirty-three years since my son abandoned me and I’m going to die alone“, had lamented Linda de Suza with the paramedics during her hospitalization in 2020, according to France Sunday. At the time, the singer had been experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus, but her condition had rapidly improved.
Linda de Suza, ruined because of a former companion
In 2015, the Portuguese singer revealed that she was living with a meager retirement of 400 euros per month. The reason ? Linda de Suza had performed on stage without being declared, for a large part of her career, because of his companion at the time, Raymond. “He slept with me for the dough“, she confided to Télé Poche, specifying that he had worked so that the singer does not take care of the financial aspect of her career and thus be able to trick her.