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All the boys and girls my age

All the boys and girls my age
All the boys and girls my age

The French pop star Francoise Hardy, who died on Tuesday aged 80, was known worldwide for one simple song above all: Tous les garcons et les filles de mon age.

Release in May 1962 it encapsulated an era of innocence tat was about to end with the Beatles, the Stones and the contraceptive pill.

Claude Lelouche directed the promo video. The song taught basic French to an entire English-speaking generation.

Bonne nuit, Mlle. Hardy.

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