Jacqueline-Charlotte Dufresnoy


Age: 75

French celebrated transsexual singer and entertainer who became the first Frenchman to have a sex-change operation in 1958, who feminized her name after the surgery and whose favorite outfits included a red and black polka-dot dress and earned her the nickname Coccinelle (French for ladybug).

Cause of Death: After a stroke

Born: August 23, 1931

Died: October 9, 2006

Marseille, France