France's Canal+ founder Andre Rousselet dead at 93: family

Founder of French TV channel Canal + Andre Rousselet posing for a photograph in Paris on November 15, 1983Andre Rousselet, founder of the French film and television network Canal+ and former close friend of the late president Francois Mitterrand, died on Sunday at his Paris home, his family said. “He died peacefully at his home,” Philippe Rousselet, one of his sons, told AFP. President Francois Hollande led the tributes for the entrepreneur, praising his business intuition and recalling his loyal friendship to Mitterand.

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