Sunday, 13 February 2011

Marie Myriam

Marie Myriam, born as Myriam Lopès on May 8, 1957 in Brega Portugal is a Portuguese French singer.

In 1977 Marie won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song L'oiseau Et L'enfant with music by Jean Paul Cara and lyrics by Joe Gracy. The single became a hit in Europe and Marie recorded several language versions of the song.

In 1981 Marie represented France at the World Popular Song Festival in Japan with the song Sentimentale which came 9th and won an Outstanding Song Award.

In recent years Marie has read out the votes of the French jury/televote at the Eurovision Song Contest and in 2005 she was a guest presenter and performer during the 50th ESC anniversary concert in Copenhagen.

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