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Hors du commun

Have you ever heard of Dalida? She was a larger-than-life beauty queen, turned singer, originally from Egypt. I use “Laissez-moi danser” and “Je suis malade” in class and my students are usually rather overwhelmed by all that she was.  Recently, … Continue reading

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Une Rengaine

We had a big snow storm here on Friday, but Saturday was a winter wonderland. I went for a walk next to the reservoir and heard the most amazing sound. The sun was loosening the snow in the branches, and … Continue reading

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Je suis malade

Multi-hyphenated Belgian-Italian singer-songwriter Lara Fabian (née Crokaert) was born on January 9, 1970. She’s also multi-lingual, performing with equal ease in French, English, and Italian. Fabian’s also capable of demonstrating her four octave range in Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Hebrew, German, … Continue reading

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