(FILES) This file photo taken on February 13, 2016 shows French singer Johnny Hallyday speaking as he receives the best album award on stage during the 31st Victoires de la Musique, the annual French music awards ceremony, at the Zenith concert hall in Paris.
Hallyday said on March 8, 2017 he was being treated for a "not life threatening" cancer. / AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAY
French Rocker Johnny Hallyday Hospitalised
Rocker Johnny Hallyday, frequently described as a French Elvis Presley, is being treated in a Paris hospital for respiratory difficulties, French television station BFM reported today.
The veteran rock-and-roller, a huge crowd-puller in his home country and much of the francophone world, had a brush with death in 2009 and is currently being treated for cancer.
BFM said Hallyday was admitted on Sunday night and was undergoing tests.
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