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|Born||23 May 1928 |
|Died||1 October 1998 |
|Spouse(s)|| Gérald Godin |
Pauline Julien, –October 1, 1998), nicknamed "La Renarde", was a singer, songwriter, actress, feminist activist and Quebec sovereigntist.(May 23, 1928
Born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec,Julien was the companion of the poet and Québec provincial MLA Gérald Godin, another Trifluvian and sovereignist. Julien performed pro-independence songs in Montréal clubs as early as 1964. In 1965 she hosted the CBC television series Mon pays, mes chansons . At the CBC she also collaborated and recorded with pianist Herbert Ruff, and performed on the program On Stage.
In 1970, Julien and Godin were arrested during the October Crisis and were released eight days later without charge.
In 1994, France decorated her with the title Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres. Julien was made a Chevalière de l'Ordre national du Québec.
Diagnosed with a debilitating brain disease, Julien took her own life early October 1998 in Montreal.
She was the subject of the 2018 documentary film Pauline Julien, Intimate and Political (Pauline Julien, intime et politique).
Gilles Vigneault is a Québécois poet, publisher, singer-songwriter, and Quebec nationalist and sovereigntist. Two of his songs are considered by many to be Quebec's unofficial anthems: "Mon pays" and "Gens du pays", and his line Mon pays ce n'est pas un pays, c'est l'hiver became a proverb in Quebec. Vigneault is a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec, Knight of the Legion of Honour, and Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Salvatore, Knight Adamo is a Belgian singer and composer, who is known for his romantic ballads. Adamo was born in Italy and grew up from the age of three in Belgium. He holds dual citizenship of Belgium and Italy.
Serge Lama is a French singer and songwriter.
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Fabienne Thibeault is a French Canadian singer. She is particularly known for her role in Starmania. Thibeault has released numerous albums over her career. She has been the recipient of two Félix Awards.
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Boîte à Bonbons is a 16-CD box set compilation of the recorded songs of Jacques Brel. The limited edition box set was released to mark the 25th anniversary of Jacques Brel's death. The box set includes 15 albums remastered from the original records. CD digipacks are presented in their original sleeve with lyrics. The box set also includes an illustrated booklet with various pictures, a biography, and Brel's citations and testimonies. Also included are five never before released songs from the recording sessions of the album Les Marquises. Included with the booklet is a bonus CD containing 28 titles: 26 songs from Radio Hasselt recorded 14 and 21 August 1953, a recording from the Brel family's private collection, and a 1962 recording from the Dutch television show AVRO. The box set is also available in an alternate velvet box format with CDs in crystal cases.
Christine Charbonneau was a French Canadian singer and songwriter.
Tournée Européenne 2013 was the tenth concert tour by Canadian singer Celine Dion. The tour was organized to support the highly successful French language album Sans attendre, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide. It was Dion's first dedicated Francophone tour since the D'eux Tour in 1995-1996. With only ten concerts performed, it was also the shortest tour of Dion's career. Overall, the tour grossed an estimated $20 million from 9 shows in Europe. The tour would also mark as the final concert tour for majority of Dion's longtime touring band members consisting of musical director Claude "Mego" Lemay, guitarist André Coutu, keyboardist Yves Frulla, bassist Marc Langais, and violinist Jean-Seb Carré.
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Julos Beaucarne, is a Belgian artist, singing in French and Walloon. He lives in Tourinnes-la-Grosse, in Walloon Brabant (Belgium). One of his acting roles was the "father Jacques" in The Mystery of the Yellow Room and Le Parfum de la dame en noir. Beaucarne's first single was recorded in 1964. He has produced multiple albums since then.
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Lucky Blondo is a French singer who was popular in the 1960s.
Marc Hamilton is a Canadian singer best known for his 1970 single "Comme j'ai toujours envie d'aimer".
Eddy de Pretto is a French singer-songwriter and actor.
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