Rachel (singer)

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Rachel, born in Cavaillon, Vaucluse, is a French singer best known in Europe for representing France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1964.

Biography[edit]

She entered a singing competition organised by Mireille Hartuch who had invited Rachel to her 'Petit Conservatoire'.

She went on to sign a contract with the Barclay Records label, and released her first (45 rmp) recording entitled Les Amants Blessés in 1963.

In 1964, she represented France in the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen with her entry called "Le Chant de Mallory", which was her greatest hit. She did not win, but scored 14 points and finished in fourth place.

Discography[edit]

45 rpm[edit]

  • Les Amants Blessés (1963)
  • Le Chant de Mallory
  • Le Doux Paysage (1964)
  • Un Pays (1965)
  • L'oiseau d'Italie (1966)
  • La Fiesta (1967)
  • Qu'ils sont heureux (1967)
  • her version of L'Amour est bleu (1968) song performed in Eurovision Song Contest 1967 by Vicky Leandros

References[edit]

Preceded by
Alain Barrière
with Elle était si jolie
France in the Eurovision Song Contest
1964
Succeeded by
Guy Mardel
with N'avoue jamais