The year 2021 marks the return of some semblance of normal life. The Fête de la Musique has, for example, been able to take place again, just like the concert traditionally given at the Elysee Palace for the occasion, in the presence of the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, and his wife Brigitte. This year, it was Jean-Michel Jarre and Marc Cerrone who made the square in front of the palace tremble. They were, at the same time, decorated by the French leader. One has been made a commander of the Legion of Honor, the other a knight. What motivate them to surround the small audience of 300 people seated … including some familiar faces.
In the crowd, lynx eyes spotted Jack Lang, founder of the Fête de la Musique, but also Charlotte Rampling, who came to applaud her ex Jean-Michel Jarre. If they separated in 1996 and their divorce was granted in 2003, the former lovebirds shared a lot together. They had a boy, David – 44 years old -, together, and we raised Barnaby Southcombe – 48 years old -, the eldest son of the actress, just like Emilie Jarre – 45 years old -, the musician’s daughter. They even became grandparents on several occasions! This explains why they still form, in 2021, a big and beautiful family.
Charlotte remains the linchpin of my existence, the mother of my children, and my best friend
Jean-Michel Jarre has been married three times. If he found himself plunged into a deep depression for ten years following his breakup with Charlotte Rampling, he has since rebuilt his life with the sublime Gong Li, recently seen on Disney + in the film life action. Mulan. “Charlotte remains the linchpin of my existence, the mother of my children, and my best friend, he explained, however, recently in the columns of Paris Match. She’s also, of course, a very great actress, just like Gong Li. Maybe this connection with actresses, for a musician, stems from our rather similar lifestyles. “ So here it is, the recipe for love …