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Tour de France loses its musical accompanist

June 12, 2018 by norman lebrecht

4 comments.


Yvette Horner, the accordionist whose sound long accompanied the annual cycling marathon, has died at 95.

She recorded more than 300 albums.


Comments (4)

  1. Ed says:

    Yvette Horner played a waltz composed for her by the great Samson Flançois.

    1. Ed says:

      Sorry. François.

  2. Sharon says:

    When did she play the accordion? For TV if they were broadcasting the race?

    1. steven holloway says:

      That’s what I was wondering.


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