The French variety singer, Mireille Mathieu, is a living legend.
The famous artist was born in 1946, in Avignon, into a large family of workers. Her father, a stonemason, raised 14 children, the eldest of whom was Mireille.
It was a needy family, because taking care of so many children was not at all easy.
To achieve such fame, the talented diva has worked a lot. The beautiful and intelligent artist has become very popular and much loved by the public.
“Living in poverty, I had a chance. To achieve my dreams, I had to study and work hard day and night,” Mireille Mathieu later recounted.
When the state gave them a new apartment, the first thing Mireille realized was the bath.
“I remember how for the first time I took a bath in a comfortable bathroom. It was magnificent, ”said the artist.
One of the secrets of her unimaginable popularity and success was that her voice and appearance resembled that of another great French songwriter, Edith Piaf.
When Mathieu performed Piaf’s “Jezebel” in 1965, the French adaptation of Wayne Shanklin’s song by Charles Aznavour, people thought it was Edith Piaf, embodied before them.
Mireille invaded the hearts of her admirers with several songs, including the famous “You have won everything. »
It was the French adaptation of the song of the group ABBA, “The winner takes everything” whose lyrics were written by Charles Level.
This incomparable song has been loved all over the world.
The circulation of the singer’s albums was counted in the millions.