Idir, Berber without borders – Culture / Next

Seghir Lazri is a sociologist. He works in particular on the social vulnerability of athletes in the “Sociosports” column on In this text, he pays tribute to the singer Idir, who disappeared on Saturday. “With him, part of my childhood, my culture and my identity went away …”, he reacted on Twitter. The disappearance […]

Death of Idir: the voiceless Kabyle people

The hecatombe, it is the word which returns from now on in the flow of the networks so much the dead follow one another on the side of music. The latest, that of Idir, 70, announced by the family on the official Facebook page: “We regret to announce the death of our father [à tous], […]

Death of singer Idir, committed voice of Kabylia

He had grown up in the mountains of Djurdjura in Kabylia between a shepherd father and a poet mother, lulled by tales and traditional songs, the Algerian singer Idir, great ambassador of Kabyle song, died on May 2 in Paris in the age of 70. Joined Paris in 1975 In 1973, when this young 24-year-old […]