He also had a profoundly spiritual love for music.
At the age of 11, while walking with her mother, writer Francoise Mesquida, she was spotted by director Manuel Pradal who cast her in Mary from the Bay of Angels Marie Baie de Anges.
She took her mother's maiden name, PoÃ©sy, as her stage name.
I can still smell her in here.
He played several stringed instruments, was a singer his entire adult life and always enjoyed singing in church choirs.