(biography, photo, video) Céline Dion
Celine Dion: biography
Celine Marie Claudette Dion — canadian singer who became a star as a teenager. The singer sings like a native French and English. It is believed that Dion is the most successful French musician, and her album «D eux» is the best-selling disc in the world among all non-English language Studio recordings.
Celine was born in the canadian province of Quebec, in a large family. Her parents, Adhemar Dion and Therese Tanguay, had 14 children, of whom the future world star was the youngest. Music came into the girl’s life literally from birth. Not only that, the family always sounded religious to a gospel song, so Dion was named after the fashion at the time of the song «Celine» from the repertoire of the South Ofre.
She started performing at five years. The first time Celine sang the song at the wedding of his older brother Michel, and it was not a fun baby gift, and a full room. Soon, along with brothers and sisters, Dion begins to work professionally in bars and clubs.
When she was 12, she wrote her first original composition «Ce’ était qu’un rêve», which means that it’s brother got to the music Manager Rene Angelil. My husband was so moved by the voice of the young talent that he mortgaged his home and all the money allowed for promotion of an aspiring singer.
I wonder what a teenager Celine Dion wanted to imitate the American Michael Jackson, but at the insistence of the Manager all has found its own niche in music. And winning over English-speaking countries, she has completed training in the language school Berlitz.
By the way, due to the fact that the singer actually taught, it later turned out that she incorrectly uses the vocal cords. In 1989 there was even a question about the end of a career due to a sore throat and loss of voice. Dion threatened the operation, but she found another way: about a month did not speak, and then was trained by one of the best vocal teachers.
The first professional song Celine Dion became «La voix du bon Dieu», which topped the local charts and turned the young singer into a star in Quebec. After a year another song, «Tellement j’ai d’amour pour toi», performed not only in Canada but also in France and Japan.
The singer’s popularity grew. With the hit single «d’amour ou ‘amitié» Celine Dion became the first canadian, which topped the French charts. And the victory on «Eurovision-1988», where she hit with «Ne partez pas sans moi» was presented by Switzerland, allowed the girl to say that Central Europe is conquered. The next step was the English-speaking countries.
After learning the British language singer recording their first album with English lyrics – «Unison». The song from this album «Where Does My Heart Beat Now» became a big hit in the United States. More about Dion talking, when she performed a lyrical song «Beauty and the Beast,» which became the soundtrack to the Walt Disney cartoon «beauty and the beast».
The biggest commercial album of the 90s years was «The Colour of My Love». The song «The Power of Love», «Think Twice» and later «To Love You More», heard on radio stations around the world. The next album «Falling into You» gave the admirers of the canadian singer new beautiful songs like «All by Myself» and «it’s All Coming Back to Me Now» became imperishable. But the main calling card Celine Dion, of course, is the soundtrack to the Oscar-winning drama of James Cameron’s «Titanic» ballad «My Heart Will Go On».
Of the following songs worth noting is «I’m Your Angel», «that’s the Way It Is», «Because You Loved Me», «Taking Chances», «I Drove All Night» and «Alone». All the work of Celine Dion, the style of which departs from standard pop music, laced with sentimentality and intense feelings and sincerity.
Celine Dion met her future husband when she was 12 years old and he was already 38. It was the man who made her a star worldwide Manager Rene Angelil. Their romantic relationship began, of course, much later, in 1988, and after a few years was the engagement is announced.
The singer was afraid that the fans will accept bad such a Union, but they choose their favorite supported, and marriage on the popularity of Dion is not affected. Wedding Celine and Rene took place on 17 December 1994 at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Montreal. The celebration looked pretty extravagant, and even broadcast live on canadian television.
Celine Dion a few years could not get pregnant and for the happiness of motherhood was held two special operations, which improved her chances of conceiving. The first son of canadian singer born in 2001 and was named Rene-Charles Angelil, and after 9 years in difference in one minute appeared twins. The names of these boys parents gave in honor of famous people – composer Eddie the Marne and the former South African President Nelson Mandela.
The singer happily lived with her husband until his death from cancer in January 2016. Mourning Celine Dion was reinforced by the fact that in just two days from the same illness and death of her brother Daniel. As the epitaph she wrote and performed a new song «Recovering».
I wonder what Celine is distantly related to many North American stars. For example, it has common ancestors with actor mark Wahlberg, singer Justin Bieber and Queen of pop Madonna.
- 1981 — La voix du bon Dieu
- 1990 — Unison
- 1993 — The Colour of My Love
- 1997 — let’s Talk About Love
- 2002 — A New Day Has Come
- 2007 — D’elles
- 2007 — Taking Chances
- 2012 — Sans’attendre
- 2013 — Loved Me Back to Life
- 2016 — Encore un soir