Catherine Ringer

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Catherine Ringer
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Ringer performing live with Les Rita Mitsouko at the Eurockéennes, 2007
Background information
Born (1957-10-18) 18 October 1957 (age 62)
Suresnes, France
Genres New wave, pop rock, alternative rock, chanson
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, choreographer, actress
InstrumentsVocals, keyboards, guitar, bass guitar
Associated acts Les Rita Mitsouko, Sparks, Marc Lavoine, John Frusciante, Mark Plati, RZA, Bernard Lavilliers
Website catherineringer.com

Catherine Ringer (French pronunciation:  [katʁin ʁɛ̃ʒe] , born 18 October 1957 in Suresnes, France) is a French singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, choreographer, actress, and co-founder of the pop rock group Les Rita Mitsouko. She is also the daughter of French artist Sam Ringer. [1]

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Biography

Ringer started her professional career on stage in the late 1970s in productions with Michael Lonsdale's Théâtre de Recherche Musicale as well as musical and dance productions. In 1976, she met the Argentine dancer and choreographer Marcia Moretto with whom she studied and also performed in various venues in Paris. [2] The hit song "Marcia Baïla" was written as a tribute to Moretto after her death in 1981. On film, Ringer also performed in pornographic films such as La Fessée (1976) and Body Love (1977). [3]

In 1979, she met Fred Chichin with whom she founded and co-led the music group Les Rita Mitsouko. Ringer continued leading the group after Chichin's death in November 2007.

Solo discography

Ringer performing live at the Eurockeennes, 2007 Les Rita Mitsouko f7122439.jpg
Ringer performing live at the Eurockéennes, 2007

Albums

Singles

Joint/collaborative singles
Soundtracks

Filmography

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References

  1. "Sam Ringer par Catherine Ringer". YouTube.
  2. "Catherine Ringer". Ritamitsouko.org. 18 October 1957. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  3. "Catherine Ringer". IMDb.com. Retrieved 5 April 2020.