It is a terrible tragedy that falls on a boy described as “solar”, with an “incredible voice”. The young Antoine Lenoir, 19, who had participated in the program “N’oublie pas les mots” in May 2021, died last Friday at the wheel of his vehicle after hitting a Somme truck (RD1017 in Fresnes-Mazancourt , between Péronne and Roye), reports Le Courrier Picard.
In cardiopulmonary arrest, the young man was extracted from his vehicle by a motorist who tried, in vain, to resuscitate him while waiting for help, who unfortunately could not do anything.
Student in hospitality and catering, Antoine Lenoir was to graduate next month. He had always been passionate about singing and music and had recently joined a variety group, Rock and Five, with whom he performed for the first time at the music festival on June 21. He was also promoting his debut album RESPIRE, released less than a year ago.
“He always touched us with his sensitivity”
Spectators on the small screen had discovered him in May 2021, when he participated in the France 2 program “N’oublie pas les mots”. An “incredible adventure”, for the young singer, who had shared one of many photos of his visit on Facebook. A new number shot alongside the presenter Nagui was to be broadcast on July 8.
Many people showed their support for the family of the deceased on social networks, from which he regularly released his new songs and covers. “Rest in Peace Anthony. Too young to leave but here on earth we all tend to forget it so let’s give love and joy around us to those close and not so close. My thoughts are entirely for the family, friends and less close to Antoine! Good luck to you all, ”we can read for example.
“He touched us each time with his sensitivity, his presence, his kindness. He was of unparalleled sympathy” testified, moved, the director of the event agency We Move Events, Patrice Marlone to our colleagues from France 3. “I immediately saw that this kid had an incredible voice” , for his part expressed the artist musician Jérémy Fernandez to the Courrier Picard.