Fanny (singer)

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Fanny
Birth name Fanny Biascamano
Born (1979-09-16) 16 September 1979 (age 38)
Origin France
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1991–present
Website Official site

Fanny Biascamano (born 16 September 1979 in Sète, Hérault), known as Fanny, is a French singer.

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Biography

She became known in 1991 by participating at the age of 12 years to sequence "Numéro 1 de demain" in TV show Sacrée Soirée host by Jean-Pierre Foucault on TF1. Her performance of Édith Piaf's rock hit "L'Homme à la moto" allows her to release her first single. It became a top seven hit in France [1] and earned a gold record.

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The same year, she released her first album, entitled Fanny, and her second single, "Un poète disparu". [1] In 1993, she released her second album, wrote by Didier Barbelivien, but its success was confidential.

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In 1997, she was chosen to represent France at Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin with a title called "Sentiments songes". She was ranked at the seventh place with 95 points.

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Discography

Albums

Singles

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References

  1. 1 2 Fanny's discography and peak positions in France Lescharts.com (Retrieved May 10, 2009)
Preceded by
Dan Ar Braz & l'Héritage des Celtes
with Diwanit Bugale
France in the Eurovision Song Contest
1997
Succeeded by
Marie Line
with Où aller