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August 27, 2012
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FILE - This Monday, May 18, 2009, file photo shows French actor and singer Johnny Hallyday in Cannes, southern France, after French Culture Minister Christine Albanel awarded Chinese director Johnnie To with the medal of Officer in the Arts and Literature Order, during a ceremony within the 62nd International film festival in Cannes. Johnny Hallyday, the French entertainer famed for his Elvis-like style and gravelly voice, was hospitalized for a severe case of bronchitis in Guadeloupe, his producer said Monday.

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FILE - This Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, file photo shows French singer Johnny Hallyday performing after receiving an Honour award during the 24th Victoires de la Musique annual ceremony, France’s top music award in Paris, France. Johnny Hallyday, the French entertainer famed for his Elvis-like style and gravelly voice, was hospitalized for a severe case of bronchitis in Guadeloupe, his producer said Monday.

Lionel Cironneau photo

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 file photo, French singer Johnny Hallyday arrives at the Cannes festival palace, to take part in the NRJ Music awards ceremony, in Cannes, southeastern France. Hallyday, the French entertainer famed for his Elvis-like style and gravelly voice, was hospitalized for a severe case of bronchitis in Guadeloupe, his producer said Monday, Aug. 27, 2012.

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A TV crew is waiting outside the hospital where French singer Johnny Hallyday is hospitalized in Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, French Antilles, Monday Aug. 27, 2012. Johnny Hallyday, the French entertainer famed for his Elvis-like style and gravelly voice, was hospitalized for a severe case of bronchitis, his producer said Monday.

Dominique Chomereau-lamotte photo

An outside view of the hospital where French singer Johnny Hallyday is hospitalized in Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, French Antilles, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. Johnny Hallyday, the French entertainer famed for his Elvis-like style and gravelly voice, was hospitalized for a severe case of bronchitis, his producer said Monday.