Jane Birkin can not imagine living without her daughter, Kate, “to the end”

Jane Birkin can not imagine living without her daughter, Kate, “to the end”


In December 2013, Kate Barry, the eldest daughter of Jane Birkin, tragically disappeared. A difficult mourning for the singer who, after health concerns and despite the support of his family, said in an interview in Paris that the vacuum was impossible to fill.
Jane Birkin is better. After suffering from an autoimmune disease which kept away from the public for months, she is preparing to go on stage for symphonic Gainsbourg tour. A return to the song as a return to life for the love of Serge Gainsbourg. There are almost 3 years, his daughter Kate Barry défenestrait the 4th floor of a Parisian building. A sudden disappearance that had then plunged into the deepest distress. Also a trauma for her two daughters, Lou Doillon and Charlotte Gainsbourg. The latter had also preferred left Paris and moved to New York.
If Jane Birkin started to appear smiling in public, often in the company of Lou and Charlotte, she has entrusted to his Parisien newspaper remained marked by the absence of Kate: “The penalty is so great, the lack …”. Looking ahead remains painful for the singer: “To say that I will be without it for the rest of my life, it is unimaginable. 
“Talented photographer, Kate Barry was the daughter of the English composer John Barry. A baby when his parents separated, she followed her mother when it left England and settled in Paris. Jane Birkin remembered fondly of their arrival in the hexagon: “She came to France with me when she was 1 year old, hotels, life with Serge after …” Marked by this unconventional life, both women have always had a close relationship: “She told me she would keep me when I am old. I was lucky to have such a daughter! She was terribly human. “
So she avoided so far to get there, Jane Birkin finally returned to their family home in Brest, as to be closer to his daughter: “In the next village, Kate would often read in the newspapers A coffee. The boss came to me gently. Now I read the papers just like her. “






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