Tag Archives: Eurovision Song Contest

Ce n’était qu’un rêve

French-Canadian singer Céline Dion was born on March 30, 1968. I feel like I should like her better than I do, since she’s probably our most famous export since maple syrup. Unfortunately, I find her just as cloyingly sweet. Here … Continue reading

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Poupée de cire, poupée de son

One of the most famous yé-yé singers of the 1960s, France Gall, was born on October 9, 1947 in Paris. Both of her parents were connected to the music world. Her father encouraged her to audition for Serge Gainsbourg’s producer … Continue reading

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Un troubadour

French singer Hugues Aufray was born on August 18, 1929. When the Nazi’s occupied the Paris region, the Aufray family fled south, where Aufray developed a love of the natural world. He wanted to become a painter and entered the … Continue reading

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