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Il fabrique un autre, et se cache derrière

French pop singer Michel Polnareff was born on July 3, 1944. He’s best known for his rather high singing voice and exotic appearance. For years he has cultivated a curly blond mop and worn huge white sunglasses with dark lenses, … Continue reading

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Monter au créneau

French singer Michel Sardou was born on January 26, 1947. He left school at 16 to work at his father’s cabaret, which is kind of ironic since I use his 1978 hit “En Chantant” to teach the present participle to … Continue reading

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Tomber du ciel

Smoky-voiced French singer Patricia Kaas was born on December 5, 1966. She lived in the Lorraine region of France where her father was a coal miner. The Kaas family spoke a local dialect, Lorraine Franconian as their first language, and … Continue reading

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