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It is with sadness we have lost a great french singer France Gall. The poem link is a collaboration between myself and etienne lariviere.

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Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall was born in Paris on 9 October 1947, to a highly musical family. Her father, lyricist Robert Gall, penned songs for Edith Piaf and Charles Aznavour. Her mother, Cécile Berthier, was a singer herself and the daughter of Paul Berthier, co-founder of Les Petits Chanteurs à la Croix de Bois. The sole daughter of her family, she had two brothers: Patrice and Claude. In spring 1963, Robert Gall encouraged his daughter to record songs and send the demos to music publisher Denis Bourgeois. That July, she auditioned for Bourgeois at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, after which Bourgeois wanted to sign her immediately. France was subsequently signed to Philips.

At the time, Bourgeois was working for the label as Artistic Director for Serge Gainsbourg and assumed this role for Gall as well. He encouraged her to record four tracks with French jazz musician, arranger and composer Alain Goraguer.

France Gall, nom de scène d'Isabelle Gall, née le 9 octobre 1947 dans le 12e arrondissement de Paris et morte le 7 janvier 2018 à Neuilly-sur-Seine, est une chanteuse française.

Elle connaît de grands succès à partir du début des années 1960, remportant notamment en 1965 le premier prix au Concours Eurovision de la chanson avec le titre Poupée de cire, poupée de son. Alors qu'elle connaît le succès en Allemagne, sa popularité s'estompe en France jusqu'à sa rencontre avec l'auteur-compositeur-interprète Michel Berger, qu'elle épouse en 1976. Elle enchaîne alors les succès avec des chansons composées pour elle par Michel Berger.

À partir de 1992, marquée par la mort de son mari puis de sa fille, ainsi que par des problèmes de santé, elle se fait moins présente sur la scène musicale, qu'elle quitte en 1997. Elle créé la comédie musicale Résiste en 2015.

A little piece of France has passed away The heavens for sure now have some gall with smiles and all If you no longer exist, then neither do I longing for times long ago Your smile captured hearts and souls when life was more simple Now I drink le beau dommage c'est la vie Her heart and voice brought us innocence chalice of wine now deplete We mourn the loss of her song and charm at graves side we still adorn Paradise she rests dressed in white singing Notes: beau dommage = happy sadness c'est la vie = That is life

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Date: 1/30/2018 2:35:00 AM
One of my first records. 'Ein bischen Goethe, ein bischen Bonaparte, so soll er aussehen, der Mann auf den ich warte...'
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Date: 1/15/2018 12:34:00 PM
What a lovely tribute:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 1/11/2018 11:18:00 PM
A great tribute, Arthur. Hugs Eve ~`*
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Date: 1/9/2018 6:17:00 PM
A beautiful tribute, Art :)
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Date: 1/9/2018 9:07:00 AM
A great tribute, Arthur:)
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Date: 1/9/2018 5:03:00 AM
I was about to link the news of her death to you, but of course you already know. Wonderful tribute.
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Date: 1/8/2018 5:45:00 PM
this is a very thoughtful, fabulous tribute to her. I probably have not been aware of her but I bet she was a treasure!
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Date: 1/8/2018 3:54:00 PM
Very big loss indeed. Lovely tribute that you and Etienne Lariviere have penned Arthur!
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Date: 1/8/2018 4:15:00 AM
Bonjour Arthur, c'est la vie...I like this line, "The heavens for sure now have some gall with smiles and all" A lovely girl she was... Blessing my friend
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Date: 1/8/2018 4:14:00 AM
- Excellent written about a sad theme, Arthur - A beautiful angel - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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