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Madame Édith Piaf and “Notre-Dame de Paris” Posted by on Aug 10, 2011

Madame Édith Piaf chante (sings)… * “NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS“:   Dans le Paris de Notre-Dame In the Paris of Notre-Dame De Notre-Dame de Paris, Of Notre-Dame de Paris Y a un clochard qu’en a plein le dos There’s a bum who’s fed up De porter Notre-Dame sur son dos Of carrying Notre-Dame on his back   Il se prend pour Quasimodo He thinks he’s…

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Victor Hugo’s Joker: “L’Homme qui rit” Posted by on Aug 4, 2011

Only a select few of people, even amongst the most passionate die-hard superhero comics fans and “connaisseurs“, seem to be aware that Batman‘s tragicomic arch-nemesis, the Joker, finds his original inspiration in a literary work—a work by the same author of les Misérables, Victor Hugo, of all people!  Dans un roman (in a novel) published in 1869…

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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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