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French Music: Celine Dion

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Céline Dion was born on March 30, 1968, in Charlemagne, Québec, a little town 50 kilometers from Montréal. She was the 14th child of Thérèse Tanguay and Adhémar Dion. The Dion family was a humble one of modest means, but never lacked for love. The house was jam-packed with children, and Céline’s mom even had to lay her littlest one to sleep in a drawer.

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Céline Dion, in full Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born March 30, 1968, Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada), French Canadian pop singer, known for her vocal prowess and her passionate showmanship, who achieved international superstardom in the 1990s.

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French-Canadian singer Celine Dion dominated the pop charts in the 1990s with No. 1 hits like 'The Power of Love' and 'Because You Loved Me.'

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Released in 1995, just as her American success was gaining momentum, The French Album strengthened Celine Dion's ties to her French-Canadian roots. Nearly all of the songs on the album were written by Jean-Jacques Goldman, whose songcraft is remarkably similar to the adult contemporary pop that broadened her international success