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Mireille Mathieu (album)
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Mireille Mathieu (born July 22, 1946) is a French singer, who besides being very successful in her own country, became a star of international stature, recording in several languages. This is an album cover. ... This is an album cover. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... LeAnn Rimes singing in concert A singer is a type of musician who uses his or her voice to produce music. ...

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Biography

She was born in Avignon, Vaucluse, France, the oldest daughter of a poor family of fourteen children. She began singing as a small child, appearing in public at the age of four, singing in her church. As a young girl she worked in a factory, where she saved her money to pay for singing lessons. View over the Rhône River to North-East with Mt Ventoux at the rear Palais des papes Square below the Palace of the Popes Paul Vs coat-of-arms on the Palais des papes The Notre Dame des Doms cathedral is located in the heart of Avignon, near... The Vaucluse is a département in the southeast of France. ...


Discovered by Johnny Stark, manager of France's biggest star at the time, Johnny Hallyday, she was tutored by orchestra leader Paul Mauriat and song writer Andre Pascal who wrote Mon crédo, Viens dans ma rue, La première étoile and many other hits for her . After her television performance in 1965 and debut run at the Paris Olympia, she was immediately hailed as the next Édith Piaf, such was her haunting voice. Johnny Hallyday Johnny Hallyday (born June 15, 1943 in Paris, France) is a Belgian-French singer and actor. ... Paul Mauriat Paul Mauriat (born March 4, 1925) in Marseille, France is a French orchestra leader, specializing in light music. ... The Olympias entrance and billboard Paris Olympia is a music hall at 28, Blvd. ... Édith Piaf Édith Piaf (December 19, 1915–October 11, 1963) was one of Frances most loved singers and a national icon. ...


Singles such as "Mon Credo" and "C'est Ton Nom" made her a huge star in France and all over Europe while making her a big success in North America and Mexico. Her French cover of Engelbert Humperdinck's "The Last Waltz" generated much publicity in Great Britain and with hit after hit, she soon toured Canada and the United States where she appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and the Danny Kaye Show. In Las Vegas, she sang with Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra to great applause. Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one, leading to various perspectives about Europes borders. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... Engelbert Humperdinck Arnold George Dorsey (born May 2, 1936 in Madras, India) is a well-known pop singer of the 1950s-present. ... Ed Sullivan Edward Vincent Sullivan (September 28, 1901 – October 13, 1974) was an American entertainment writer and television host, best known as the emcee of a popular TV variety show that was at its height of popularity in the 1950s and 1960s. ... Kaye entertaining U.S. troops at Sasebo, Japan, 25 Oct 1945 Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer and comedian. ... This article is about the city of Las Vegas in Nevada. ... Dean Martin (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an Italian-American singer and film actor. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ...


Still much in demand, she continues to perform regularly. She travels frequently, appearing at such venues as New York City's Carnegie Hall, Sport Palace in Montreal, Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles and Ice Palace of St. Petersburg. She has sold about 150 million copies of her albums in her 40 year career, recorded about 1200 songs in 9 languages, and was the first western singer in history who gave concerts in China. Over the years she sang duets with such luminaries as Charles Aznavour, Barry Manilow, Paul Anka, Plácido Domingo, Elvis Presley, and others. Nickname The Big Apple, The Capital of the World [1], Gotham Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 1,214. ... Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in New York City located at 57th Street and 7th Avenue. ... City motto: Concordia Salus (Latin: Well-being through harmony) Province Quebec Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area  - % water 366. ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... Charles Aznavour. ... Barry Manilow Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus in Brooklyn, New York on June 17, 1943) is an American singer and songwriter best known for his hit recordings I Write The Songs, Mandy and Copacabana (At The Copa). Manilow dominated the top 40 charts for much of the 1970s with... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Plácido Domingo (born January 21, 1934) is a famous Spanish opera singer, well-known for a voice that is versatile, strong and possessed a squillo less tone in the lower part of its range, while lacking good high notes above A. Biography and career Plácido Domingo was born... Elvis redirects here. ...


Songs such as "Acropolis adieu," "Ne me quitte pas," and "Santa Maria de la mer," are considered classics. Her French version of Roy Orbison's ballad, "Blue Bayou", is regarded by many as one of the best covers of that popular song. Roy Orbison at a London press conference, late 1988. ... Blue Bayou is the title of a 1963 song written by Americans Roy Orbison and Joe Melson and sung by Orbison. ...


In 2002, she released her 37th French album De tes mains. Mireille Mathieu celebrated the 40th anniversary of her career at the Paris Olympia, in November 2005, after releasing her 38th French album, which reached number 14 on the charts in France (it remained in the top 100 for several months). The Olympias entrance and billboard Paris Olympia is a music hall at 28, Blvd. ...


Greatest Hits

  • English : Together We're Strong (with Patrick Duffy) - You and I (with Paul Anka) - Dont't Talk To Me Of Love (with Barry Manilow) - I Love You Like A Fool.
  • French : Mon credo - C'est ton nom -Viens dans ma rue- Un homme et une femme - Qu'elle est belle - La dernière valse - Les bicyclettes de Belsize - Ensemble - La première étoile-La vieille barque- Santa Maria de la Mer -Une simple lettre-Seul au monde-Géant- Acropolis adieu - Une histoire d'amour (Love Story) - La paloma adieu - Tous les enfants chantent avec moi - Mille colombes - Mon bel amour d'été - Una canzone - A Blue Bayou - Je t'aime avec ma peau - Paris en colère - Quand tu t'en iras - La vie en rose - Amour défendu - Bravo tu as gagné - New York, New York - Nos souvenirs - Trois milliards de gens sur terre - Une femme amoureuse - La demoiselle d'Orléans - Made in France - Une place dans mon coeur - Rien de l'amour - Un peu d'espérance-Viens dans ma rue-Geant.
  • German : Santa Maria - Die Weisse Rose - Korsika - Merci, Antonio - Der Pariser Tango - Roma, Roma, Roma - Der Zar und das Mädchen - Hinter den Kulissen von Paris - An eimen Sonntag in Avignon - Es geht mir gut, Cherie - Akropolis adieu - Ganz Paris ist ein Theater - La Paloma ade - Martin - Und der Wind wird ewig singen - Tarata-Ting, Tarata-Tong - Nimm noch einmal die Gitarre (Mille Colombes) - Alles nur ein Spiel - Schau mich bitte nicht so an.
  • Spanish : Siempre Amor - Himno al Amor - Embrujo - Una Mujer - Santa Maria del Mar..

See also

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External links

  • The official website (English/French/German): Mireille Mathieu - La Demoiselle d'Avignon
  • France. The website of Philippe (French): Mireille Mathieu notre numéro 1
  • Israel. The Israeli fansite (English): Mon Crédo

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Mireille Mathieu (314 words)
Mireille Mathieu (born July 22, 1946) is a French singer.
She was born in Avignon, Vaucluse, France, the eldest daughter of a poor family of fourteen children.
Mireille Mathieu became one of France's most successful singers, and a star of international stature, recording in several languages.She sold about 150.000.000 copies of her albums in 35 years of career.
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