Paris victims: 'Youth in all its diversity'
Victims from 19 countries include Algerian musician, French director, American student
A young woman who had marched in Paris earlier this year in defiance after the deadly attack on the magazine Charlie Hebdo. Another woman, a music lover, whose family's frantic night of phone calls ended with a confirmation from Paris police.
They were among the latest victims named as officials on Monday continued identifying the 129 people killed in Friday's co-ordinated attacks in Paris.
French President François Hollande said earlier that the dead included people of 19 nationalities, but authorities have yet to identify 15 victims of the Paris attacks.
The attacks targeted "youth in all its diversity," Hollande said Monday.
At least one of the victims had ties to Canada.
Bertrand Navarret, 37, lived in the southern French community of Capbreton near the Spanish border and was spending a few days in Paris with friends. They decided to take in a rock concert at Bataclan hall where Navarret was killed. Starting on his family's career path in law, Navarret had given it up for a new life in Canada, where he learned to work with wood. He eventually returned to France with his new skills and remade himself as a carpenter and avid snowboarder, according to the Liberation news website.
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The other victims include:
Marie Mosser's love of music brought her to the Bataclan concert hall where she died. The 24-year-old from the French city of Nancy worked for the label Universal Music, according to the "20 minutes" news website.
Mosser's Twitter profile said she worked in communication and digital marketing. Pascal Negre, president of Universal Music France, tweeted over her death and that of two other victims: "The Universal Music family is in mourning." Mosser's father is a manager in Nancy city government, "20 minutes" reported.
Helene Muyal, 35, of Paris, was a makeup artist and mother who was killed at the Bataclan concert.
I won't give you the gift of my hatred.- Antoine Leiris
Her husband, Antoine Leiris, posted a memorial on Facebook, telling the terrorists: "I won't give you the gift of my hatred. It's what you sought, but answering hate with anger would be to surrender to the same ignorance that has made you what you are."
He said the life of his 17-month-old child with his late wife, carried out in happiness and freedom, would forever be a challenge to the terrorists. "And you won't have his hatred either," Leiris concluded.
On their wedding day in 2013, Anne and Pierre-Yves Guyomard struck the mayor of their Paris suburb, Emmanuel Lamy, as a couple "full of life and hope," Lamy recalled to the French newspaper Le Parisien. Their community, Saint-Germain-en-Laye,were to hold a moment of silence this week for them and others killed in Friday's attacks in Paris.
Among the crowd at the Bataclan, the Guyomards were particularly steeped in music. Pierre-Yves, 32, taught film scoring at a technical institute, and Anne, 29, had studied music before going to work at a child-care center, according to Le Parisien.
Sebastien Proisy, 38, had launched a promising career in international business consulting that would never be fully realized. He died at a restaurant along Bichat street in Paris during the terrorist attacks when he was shot in the back, according to the Liberation newspaper website.
He was at a business dinner and accompanied someone at the table who wanted to take a smoke outside, according to his great uncle Daniel Senecaut, who was quoted by the La Voix du Nord news website.
Proisy had studied political science and later went to Florida with his Bulgarian wife and son. On their return, they settled in Noisy-Le-Grand on the outskirts of Paris. Proisy also served in staff positions at the European parliament in Bruxelles.
In the past year, he had gone into business in consulting for the Airbus Group. He had also worked as an executive for a company promoting French agribusiness abroad and another business doing market research in Iran and Central Asia, according to his LinkedIn profile. "He was very brilliant," La Voix du Nord quoted his grand aunt Jeanne Broutin as saying. She and Senecaut described their grandnephew as kind and charming, but also a workaholic.
Gregory Fosse, 28, of Gambais, France, died at the Bataclan concert hall. He worked for the D17 television station. The company put out a statement saying, "We all knew his kindness, his special smile, and his passion for music," according to the Liberation newspaper.
Gambais Mayor Régis Bizeau said the community was "deeply shaken," according to the "toutes les nouvelles" news website.
Manu Perez worked in the music industry. Before the Eagles of Death Metal show, he posted a photo of the tickets his co-worker Thomas Ayad got for him. Both were killed at the concert. Ayad, 32, producer manager for Mercury Music Group and a music buff, was an avid follower of the local field hockey team. Lucian Grainge — the chairman of Universal Music Group, which owns Mercury Music — said the loss was "an unspeakably appalling tragedy," in a Saturday note to employees provided to the Los Angeles Times.
Précilia Correia, Perez's girlfriend, was also killed at the concert, her family confirmed to Buzzfeed.
Matthieu Giroud, 38, of Jarrie, France, was killed at the Bataclan concert hall. He taught geography at
Paris-Est-Marne-la-Vallee university, where he specialized in urban development. A university news release said the institution was both "crushed and outraged."
Giroud leaves behind a pregnant wife and three-year-old son, according to the Liberation newspaper.
Thomas Duperron, 30, of Alencon, France, died at the Bataclan concert hall. He worked as communications director for the Maroquinerie theatre in Paris, according to its website and the news site les InRocks.
In Facebook postings, his brother Nicolas called Duperron's death a "horrible tragedy" and his parents thanked all the friends who tried to find him after the attacks, saying they were "so much there for him."
Justine Moulin, 23, of Paris, had a passion for travel. She studied at the SKEMA Business School in Paris and planned to attend its satellite campus in Raleigh, N.C., according to The News & Observer newspaper in Raleigh.
Moulin was killed while having dinner at Le Petit Cambodge, her favourite restaurant, according to news reports.
"She was always smiling. She wanted to travel the world," friend Julie de Melo was quoted as saying in the News & Observer.
Quentin Mourier, whho was gunned down at the Bataclan concert, was an architect and a member of the urban farming community. Verger Urbains, a Paris urban farming organization, said he was one of the community's most active members.
Fanny Minot went straight from her job at a TV newsmagazine show to the Bataclan on Friday night. By Sunday, the show's host, Ali Baddou, would be mourning her death on-air.
Minot, 29, was an editor on the show, Le Supplement. Artistic and free-spirited, she enjoyed making independent movies and, above all, enjoyed new experiences, her friend Stephen Fox told The Associated Press.
"She was such a loving, compassionate person, with such an adventurous view on life," said Fox, 27, who credits her energetic outlook with inspiring him to get his post-college life in gear by going to nursing school. "She was a very motivated, hardworking person, and she just loved life."
Romain Didier and Lamia Mondeguer were celebrating a friend's birthday at the La Belle Equipe bar when terrorists killed them and 17 others there.They had been dating for just four months, since her 30th birthday party in July, said her employer, talent agent Mathilde Mayet.
Fun-loving, assertive, lively, funny and very frank, "she really incarnated youth today," Mayet told The Associated Press in an email. Mondeguer had been in charge of Noma Talents's work with actors and had worked at the agency for five years, Mayet said.
Didier, 32, had come to Paris from the wine-making community of Sancerre, where residents and the mayor gathered Monday for a moment of silence in his honour, according to local news outlet Le Berry Republicain. In the capital, he studied drama and managed the Little Temple Bar for several years with a big smile, "great energy, great kindness, great jokes, great joy and a warm welcome," according to a tribute on the bar's Facebook page.
Milko Jozic et Elif Dogan deux Liégeois étaient à Paris hier soir et depuis plus de nouvelle. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/bataclan?src=hash">#bataclan</a> RT 🙏🏽 <a href="https://t.co/bIRi0dDISN">pic.twitter.com/bIRi0dDISN</a>—@iMacTof
Elif Dogan, 28, a Turkish-born Belgian national, was also killed. Her father, Kemal Dogan, said she lived in Belgium but made monthly business trips to Paris. She was staying at an apartment near the concert hall, but he told Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency that she was not at Friday's concert and he was not sure where his daughter died. He said her death was confirmed by Belgian officials. He said his daughter had been involved in charity work since her school days, distributing food to the poor or teaching French in Nigeria.
She and her boyfriend, Milko Jozic, had moved to Paris from Belgium four months earlier, according to Belgian news site Dh.be. They lived on the same street as the Bataclan. Jozic also died in the attacks.
La recherche est terminée, je n'ai plus de mots, que des larmes. Marie et Mathias nous ont quitté tous les deux. <a href="https://t.co/futx8GIROV">pic.twitter.com/futx8GIROV</a>—@Photographys
Marie Lausch, and her boyfriend, Mathias Dymarski, both died at Bataclan. According to her Facebook page, Lausch worked in international public relations. Dymarski was a BMX cyclist. They were from Metz, France.
Djamila Houd, 41, of Paris, was originally from the town of Dreux, southwest of the capital. The newspaper serving Dreux — L'Echo Républicain — said Houd was killed at a café on the rue de Charrone in Paris. According to Facebook posts from grieving friends, she had worked for Isabel Marant, a prestigious Paris-based ready-to-wear house.
Nicolas Classeau, directeur de l'IUT de Marne la Vallée. Que de souvenirs de soirées ces 15 dernières années. RIP <a href="https://t.co/ucox6K5k67">pic.twitter.com/ucox6K5k67</a>—@juliiiie
Nicolas Classeau, worked at the Institut Universitaire de Technologie in Marne-la-Vallée, France. Former colleagues and students said via Twitter that he died at Bataclan.
Ionut Ciprian Calciu, 32, and Mariana Lacramioara Pop, 29, died when an attacker shot them as he drove by. Citing news site evz.ro, Buzzfeed reports that the Romanian couple had a son together, and she also had a daughter.
Germain Ferey, 36, of Paris, was a photographer and film artist who loved rock music, according to his sister, Domitille Ferey. He was at the Bataclan concert hall Friday when he was gunned down.
His sister said he shouted for his partner to run — but when she turned and looked behind her, Germain Ferey was not there. "We think he told her to run because he wanted her to protect herself for the sake of the little one," his sister told The Associated Press, referring to the couple's 17-month-old daughter who was with her grandparents. Ferey was unhurt.
Ferey's sister said he started out working in a bank, but the work was not to his liking. He then sought training at ESRA, a French academy that specializes in cinema and photographic arts, which enabled him to pursue a career that he truly wanted, his sister said. His website hosts an array of creative projects, including a photo montage entitled I (heart) NY.
Sisters Houda Saadi, 35, and Halima Saadi, 36, from Tunisia, were at La Belle Équipe restaurant when they were killed. Halima died at the scene, while Houda died later of her injuries, according to the Telegraph newspaper, citing a source from the Tunisian Foreign Ministry.
La Voix du Nord newspaper reports that their friend Ludovic Boumbas, 40, from Lille, died trying to protect a woman at the restaurant.
The paper has called him a hero, saying he threw himself in front of the woman to protect her when the shooting started, saving the woman's life.
Friends described Boumbas as smiling and joyful, and said he loved travelling, dancing and sports.
Mohamed Amine Ibnolmobarak, 29, an architect of Moroccan descent who studied and worked in Paris, was killed at the Le Carillon restaurant in Paris while dining there with his new wife, according to a Facebook posting by his cousin Akram Benmbarek of San Diego. His wife, Maya Nemeta, was in critical condition with three bullet wounds, the cousin wrote.
Ibnolmobarak had come to France to complete his university studies. Jean Attali, his professor at Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris Malaquais, where Ibnolmobarak also taught, wrote on Facebook that his young colleague was a "Muslim intellectual" whose thesis diploma focused on the pilgrimage to Mecca.
"Amine had found his place in our school and in the exercise of his profession of architect," Attali wrote. "Many of us... hoped for a great future for him."
François-Xavier Prévost, 29, died at the Bataclan theatre, according to French media outlet La Voix du Nord. He was from Lambersart, close to Lille in the country's north east, and lived in Paris.
Elodie Breuil, 23, died at the Bataclan theatre. Her brother Alexis told Time that his sister was a design student at Conde. He said that she and her mother marched in Paris in January following the attacks at Charlie Hebdo.
"They did it to show their support," he said.
Manuel Dias, 63, a truck driver from Portugal, had dropped off several people near the Stade de France stadium before the France-Germany soccer game. French media L'Union reports that he was killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest near the stadium. He leaves behind a wife and two children.
L'Union also reports that Quentin Boulenger, 29, died in the attacks. He had been living in Paris for several years, but was originally from Reims, which is about 155 kilometres northeast of Paris.
Maxime Bouffard, 26, a video director, died in the arms of a friend at Bataclan, according to French news outlet Sudouest.
Aurélie de Peretti, 33, died at the Bataclan concert hall. Her father, Jean-Marie, and older sister, Delphine, confirmed her death to Time magazine after a call from Paris police. Delphine said her sister had posted on Facebook that she was going to the Bataclan on Friday night, and she said she posted a joking response "saying 'enjoy your great evening listening to that crap music."'
While Delphine lives in London, Aurélie had stayed closer to their hometown of Saint Tropez in the south of France and worked at a beach resort in the summer.
"I left 13 years ago, and yet somehow we got closer and closer over the years," her sister said.
According to the Guardian, Ariane Theiller was an intern at French publisher Urban Comics. She died at the Bataclan theatre.
Lola Salines was a roller derby player. Her father, Georges Salines, confirmed via Twitter that she was one of the victims after he launched a search for her on social media.
Je viens d'avoir confirmation du décès de Lola <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LolaSalines?src=hash">#LolaSalines</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/rechercheParis?src=hash">#rechercheParis</a> Merci à tous ceux qui nous ont aidé aujourd'hui—@GeorgesSalines
Kheireddine Sahbi, 29, a musician from Algeria. According to French news outlet Chouf Chouf, he was in Paris perfecting his musical skills.
"Nick was not just our brother, son and uncle, he was everyone's best friend — generous, funny and fiercely loyal," his family said in a statement. "Nick died doing the job he loved and we take great comfort in knowing how much he was cherished by his friends around the world."
Asta Diakite, was the cousin of French midfielder Lassana Diarra, who played against Germany in Friday's soccer match at Stade de France, during which three suicide bombers blew themselves up outside the stadium.
Diarra, who is Muslim, posted a moving message on Twitter after his cousin was killed in the shootings, saying: "She was like a big sister to me."
He added: "It is important for all of us who represent our country and its diversity to stay united against a horror which has no colour, no religion. Stand together for love, respect and peace."
<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrayForPeace?src=hash">#PrayForPeace</a> <a href="https://t.co/lsOpaSxN62">pic.twitter.com/lsOpaSxN62</a>—@Lass_Officiel
Guillame Decherf, 43, was a writer who covered rock music for the French culture magazine Les Inrocks. He was at the Eagles of Death Metal concert, having written about the band's latest album.
A fellow music journalist, Thomas Mafrouche, often saw Decherf at concerts and was supposed to meet him Sunday. Mafrouche told The Associated Press that Decherf was extremely proud of his two young daughters. "I'm thinking about their pain, about their father, whom they will miss terribly," he wrote.
Fabrice Dubois worked with the publicity agency Publicis Conseil. The agency said in a statement on Facebook that he was killed at the concert hall and that "the entire agency is upset. He was a very great man in every sense of the word. Our thoughts are with his family, his wife, his children, his friends, those with whom he worked."
Michelli Gil Jaimez, of Tuxpan in the Mexican state of Veracruz, had studied at a business school in Lyons, France, and was currently living in Paris. She also held Spanish citizenship. Mexican officials did not give her age or say where she was killed.
Nohemi Gonzalez, 23, was a senior at California State University, Long Beach. The university said Gonzalez, from El Monte, Calif., was attending Strate College of Design in Paris as part of a semester abroad program. Gonzalez was in the Petit Cambodge restaurant with another Long Beach State student when she was fatally shot, Cal State officials said in a news conference Saturday.
Her mother, Beatriz Gonzalez, said Nohemi graduated from high school early and couldn't wait to go to college. "She was very independent since she was little," she said. Design professor Michael LaForte said Gonzalez stood out at the California university. "She was a shining star, and she brought joy, happiness, laughter to everybody she worked with and her students, her classmates."
Alberto Gonzalez Garrido, 29, of Madrid, was at the Bataclan concert. The Spanish state broadcaster TVE said Gonzalez Garrido was an engineer, living in France with his wife, also an engineer. They both were at the concert, but became separated amid the mayhem.
Mathieu Hoche, 38, a technician at France24 news channel, was also killed at the concert. A friend, Antoine Rousseau, tweeted about how passionately Hoche loved rock 'n' roll.
Hoche had a nine-year-old son whom he had custody of every other weekend, so he lived a bit of a bachelor lifestyle, Vassilacos said. He and Hoche would go out for beers and chat up women, and Vassilacos said he recently thought they should hang out more often because they had so much in common.
J'ai perdu un de mes amis les plus chers. Ce con aimait le Rock'n'Roll. Je t'aime enfoiré. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RIP?src=hash">#RIP</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MathieuHoche?src=hash">#MathieuHoche</a> <a href="https://t.co/8BYh6GBPhR">pic.twitter.com/8BYh6GBPhR</a>—@Eni0tna
Cedric Mauduit, director of modernization of the French department of Calvados. The department issued a statement announcing his death at the concert hall, saying that Mauduit "found it a joy to share this concert with his five friends" and said the sadness of those who knew him was "immense." Anyone who worked with Mauduit, the statement said, could appreciate both his skills and his humanity.
Patricia San Martin Nunez, 61, a Chilean exile, and her daughter, Elsa Veronique Delplace San Martin, 35, were attending the concert at the Bataclan with Elsa's five-year-old son, who Chilean officials say survived. San Martin Nunez had been exiled from Chile during the dictatorship of Gen Augusto Pinochet, and her daughter was born in France.
In a statement, Chile's Foreign Ministry described them as the niece and grandniece of Chile's ambassador to Mexico, Ricardo Nunez. "They were taken hostage, and so far we know they were killed in a cold and brutal manner," Nunez told Radio Cooperativa on Saturday. He said two people with them escaped alive.
Valeria Solesin, 28, was an Italian-born doctoral student at the Sorbonne. She had lived in Paris for several years and had gone to the concert at the Bataclan with her boyfriend. They lost track of each other as they tried to escape, and he and friends searched hospitals in hopes of finding her among the wounded when her name didn't immediately appear on the list of the dead.
Italian authorities confirmed her death Sunday. Her mother, Luciana Milani, described her daughter as a "wonderful person." She told reporters in Venice, "We will miss her very much, and she will be missed, I can also say, by our country. People like this are important."
Luis Felipe Zschoche Valle, 33, a Chilean-born resident of Paris. Chile's Foreign Ministry said he had lived in Paris for eight years with his French wife and was killed at the Bataclan, where he had gone with his wife. He was a musician and member of the rock group Captain Americano.
Stephane Albertini was the co-manager of an Italian restaurant in the suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine. He and his cousin, Pierre Innocenti, were killed at the Bataclan theatre as they stood at the bar when the attackers entered, Innocenti's father, Alfio, told The New York Times. Innocenti was a skydiver, a skier and a surfer who travelled the world seeking challenging waves, surfing pal Laurent Hubert told The Associated Press.
Veronique Geoffroy de Bourgies, 54, was out to dinner with friends who were visiting from out of town when attackers began shooting at La Belle Equipe, a restaurant near her home that she and her husband had recently discovered.
Chloe Boissinot, 25, had stopped in at a Paris restaurant with her boyfriend when the terrorists attacked. He survived; she didn't. Boissinot came to Paris two years ago to be with him and began working in a pub, according to the "7 in Poitiers" news website. Friends and family poured out their grief on the social media.
"Chloe was full of life and health. I want everyone to remember her that way," her sister Jenny posted on Facebook. Her mother, Babette, wrote parting thoughts to her departed daughter: "You will stay my little one always. You won't grow old. You won't get cancer."
Mixing covers and his own material, "he was a natural with creating vocal harmonies, and the effect was always stirring," a friend from that scene, Riyad Sanford, told The Associated Press. A video that friends put together features him playing up-tempo, acoustic pop-rock on guitar and singing about living in a virtual world.
Maud Serrault, 37, of Paris, had just begun married life when she was killed in the attack on the Bataclan concert hall. Days later, her Facebook site still showed her strolling down a wooded path at a hotel in Germany with her groom in a tuxedo for their June wedding. Serrault and her husband were together at the concert at the time of the attack, but he managed to flee, according to the hotel trade website Hospitality ON. Serrault was director of marketing and e-commerce for Best Western France. A native of Paris, she studied marketing and communications at CELSA Paris-Sorbonne.
Gregory Fosse, 28, of Paris, who worked for the D17 television station as a music programmer, died at the Bataclan concert hall doing what he loved best: listening to music. Terry Jee, of Paris, a singer and friend, said Fosse embraced music of many styles. He had given considerable play time to Jee's song, Peace and Love, which is a call for goodwill and tolerance, and that's how the two men became friends. "He wanted people to hear this message of peace," Jee told The Associated Press. "He wore his heart on his sleeve and was always ready to help others."
Fosse had worked in recent years for the TV station in Boulogne, on the outskirts of Paris. The station put out a statement saying, "We all knew his kindness, his special smile, and his passion for music," according to the Liberation newspaper. Mayor Régis Bizeau in Gambais, where Fosse grew up, said the community was "deeply shaken," according to the "toutes les nouvelles" news website.
Manuel Colaco Dias, 63, Portuguese man who has lived in France for more than 40 years, was the only person who was killed near the Stade de France, where three attackers blew themselves up outside the stadium. Dias was a driver with the French company Regnault Autocars, according to the French newspaper Le Parisien. His daughter, Sophie Colaco Dias, told The Associated Press that he travelled from his hometown Reims, about 150 kilometres from Paris, with three clients attending the game. "After dropping them off, he gave a call to my mother and told her he preferred to stay outside instead of buying a ticket for the match so he could speak with her on the phone," she recalled. "But my mum was already speaking with me on another line. She told my father that she would call him back. After that, she constantly reached his voicemail."
Marion Lieffrig-Petard, 30, loved to study music, explore other cultures and spend time with her sister Anna, 24. They died together at a Paris restaurant during the terrorist attacks. Marion was a student at Paris-Sorbonne University studying for a master's degree in music. But her wanderlust had taken her to studies in Barcelona, Spain. She hoped to do the second year of her degree in Palermo, Italy, according to a Paris-Sorbonne news release.
Suzon Garrigues, 21, loved rock music and the socially conscious works of 19th-century French novelist Emile Zola. Garrigues, who died in the attack at the Bataclan theater, went to the concert with her brother, who was pushed to safety by the stampeding crowd, according to Le Parisien newspaper's website.
In a news release, Paris-Sorbonne University President Barthelemy Jobert remembered Garrigues, who was pursuing a bachelor's degree in literature there, as generous, funny and a deep admirer of Zola's works. Her father is a dermatologist in the Paris suburb of Maisons-Lafitte.
Raphael Hilz, a 28-year-old architect killed at a restaurant near his office, was originally from the southern German town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Hilz had been working for six months in Paris in the international firm of architect Renzo Piano, his uncle told the Suedtirol News. The firm told The Associated Press that they were "very sad to confirm that one of our colleagues of German nationality" died in the Friday attacks. They said two other colleagues, from Mexico and Ireland, were injured but were now doing well.
Fabian Stech was among the victims killed at the Bataclan club. The Hannover-born art critic, 51, who had been living in France since 1994, taught at a private art school in Dijon and worked for the German art magazine Kunstforum International, the magazine said in a condolence notice on its website. He leaves behind a wife and two children, the magazine said. "That Fabian had to die such a horrible and unnecessary death makes our pain and grief unbearable," his family in Germany said in a statement published in the Hannoverische Allgemeine newspaper. "Together with his children and his wife, we miss Fabian. He was a great person."
Romain Feuillade, 31, a restaurant owner and aspiring actor, was on the terrace of La Belle Équipe when terrorists opened fire. Feuillade, originally from the Savoie region of south-eastern France, co-owned Les Cen "He was a boy with a deep kindness, with a powerful sense of humour," a friend told Libération.
Stéphane Hache, 52, was taking cover in his flat when three terrorists stormed the Bataclan next door. As the siege unfolded, a bullet ricocheted through the open window of the restaurant worker's studio flat, killing him on the spot.
With files from CBC News