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Coeur de Pirate (And A Goncourt Announcement) Posted by on Nov 20, 2017

My husband is a big fan of Nouvelle Star, the French equivalent of the British show Pop Idol. It is similar in format to The X Factor and other music reality shows, where a jury of famous and/or influential people in the music industry vote on whether or not to allow musicians through to the next level, and eventually to…

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French Music – Hélène Ségara Posted by on Mar 9, 2009

Hélène Ségara was born on February 26, 1971, on French soil to an Italian father and an Armenian mother. Growing up on the French Riviera, Hélène suffered the divorce of her parents and her beloved grandfather’s death.  After winning a local music contest at age 11, she left her family and studies at the age…

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