Talk:Nana Mouskouri

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Glasses[edit]

But ist that really her on the radio magazine of 1957? Didn't she always wear spectacles?

She has worn glasses for the majority of her life, however there are times for "shoots" she takes them off. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 59.101.20.194 (talk) 04:56, 22 July 2009 (UTC)

Asterisks in albums[edit]

Clarification: what's up with the asterisk beside the 300m albums sold? Do you mean to distinguish between physical discs/diskettes and albums (as with OutKast's Speakerboxx/The Love Below, which counts as two on each sale)? 128.135.6.3 02:02, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

Saw the answer in "notes", but there's no clear association with that "(*)" used above.128.135.6.3 02:06, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

This article seems to be copied from All Music Guide[edit]

http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:xx5ibkk96akc~T1 I'm putting on a copyright warning. Repetition 19:29, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

Are you certain their text was not copied from our article? Would not be the first mirror site. User:Dimadick

Contradiction[edit]

"Mouskouri began singing lessons at age 12. ... During the Nazi German occupation, her family no longer had the financial means to pay for her singing lessons". Since Mouskuri was born in 1934, this means she began singing lessons in 1946. Nazi occupation, however, ended already 1945. --NeoUrfahraner (talk) 13:45, 2 February 2008 (UTC)

I removed "During the Nazi German occupation, her family no longer had the financial means to pay for her singing lessons, but her teacher saw that she had a certain talent and continued to give her lessons free of charge." for the reason given above. Maybe someone with more information can replace it by the correct version. --NeoUrfahraner (talk) 03:12, 7 February 2008 (UTC)

Meine Lieder sind meine Liebe[edit]

in Middle ages you write, that the Albums name is: Meine Lieder Sind Meine Liebe (My songs are my love), the album is called Meine Lieder sind mein Leben (My Songs are my life) Phillips 6399277, 1981. LP As I don't have ever changed anything in Wikipedia, I won't begin here :) But maybe someone can change it? (Lore)81.159.44.29 (talk) 20:15, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

Site with Nana Mouskouri singing[edit]

This site: [Nana Mouskouri] has this singer singing.Agre22 (talk) 02:26, 15 November 2009 (UTC)agre22

Colonels regime[edit]

From 1967 till 1974 Greece had a military dictatorship as government. Nana didn't flee as many other artist did. In fact she even sang for the colonels. I don't have any internet links but perhaps anyone who has can include this information. 195.240.16.64 (talk) 20:01, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

Oh the weight, the weight of our "manifest destiny"[edit]

"...Mouskouri was sometimes described as Europe's answer to Barbra Streisand..."

Jeez, YTF does everything have to be viewed through an American (=USA) prism all the time? No wonder the rest of the world hates us. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.131.213.104 (talk) 13:11, 19 July 2013 (UTC)

Claimed sales are certainly false[edit]

Nana Mouskouri is indeed a very successful singer, she has released countless records in many decades, however her total sales number is definitely exaggerated. The RIAA site doesn't confirm any certification of Mouskouri in the US, which is the most important market in music industry worldwide. Also, she has no certified records by the RIAJ (Japan), ARIA (Australia) and in general her certified sales should be maximum 30 million records. Since her sales aren't certified, this could easily be an exaggerated number published by the record company as a promotion strategy. Apart from that, Mouskouri was never known as a chart-topper. She has had the career she has had, she is definitely a unique artist with a unique voice, but her sales number is a huge lie. Maybe it should be better to not mention her sales, since it's something up to negotiation. It could be stated in a more proper way, for example "she has sold millions of records worldwide", which indicates that there is no clue from that period in music industry to confirm her sales number, or otherwise it could not be mentioned at all, since there is no official source to verify the sales. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 37.32.182.19 (talk) 02:04, 18 August 2013 (UTC)

Copyright problem removed[edit]

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Soleil Soleil[edit]

In the recorded version of the song Soleil, Soleil, the word soleil is sung a total of 80 times. -Nana Mouskouri: 48 times -the chorus: 32 times — Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.17.29.236 (talk) 05:27, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

Meeting André Chapelle[edit]

Section “Family life”: “They had two children (Nicolas Petsilas in 1968 and Hélène (Lénou) Petsilas (singer) in 1970) but divorced when Mouskouri was 39.[3] Not long after that, she met her second husband, André Chapelle, then her sound technician, but they did not marry then (...)”

Does it mean that Nana Mouskouri and André Chapelle met after her divorce about 1973-1974?

Discogs.com gives some clues that André Chapelle was her producer since 1967 (or maybe earlier): http://www.discogs.com/Nana-Mouskouri-Le-Jour-O%C3%B9-La-Colombe/release/909447 LP Le jour où la colombe (1967), with André Chapelle as producer in the credits...
Hégésippe | ±Θ± 21:03, 30 July 2014 (UTC)