cloclo strikes again
- The son of an Italian (Calabrian) mother and a French father, Claude François was born in Egypt, in the city of Ismailia.
- He wrote “Comme d’habitude,” the original version of “My Way.”
- While standing in a filled bath, he noticed a light bulb that wasn’t straight, tried to straighten it with his wet hands and was accidentally electrocuted. His tragic death at only 39 years of age brought a wave of public sympathy for a French “national treasure’.
- He was also known as Cloclo