Dani (singer)

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Dani in 2012.

Danièle Graule (Castres, 1 October 1944), known as Dani is a French actress and singer.[1]

In 1966 she was contracted to Pathé-Marconi and released her first single Garçon manqué. In 1968 Papa vient d'épouser la bonne sold a million copies and was a major hit.[2] Dani was meant to have been France's Eurovision Song Contest 1974 entry with the song "La Vie à 25 ans",[3] but President Georges Pompidou died in the week of the competition, so she never entered Eurovision properly.[4] Her only English language record release to date is "That Old Familiar Feeling", which has the same music as "La Vie à 25 ans" but with English lyrics by British singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul.[5]

In cinema, she has played the script-girl Liliane in François Truffaut's Day for Night[6] and in the last Antoine Doinel-adventure Love on the Run a short-time-affair of Antoine, Christine's friend Liliane.



  • 1970 : Dani
  • 1977 : Les Migrateurs

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  1. ^ http://www.nostalgie.fr/artistes/dani
  2. ^ http://www.encyclopedisque.fr/disque/26771.html
  3. ^ https://www.discogs.com/Dani-La-Vie-A-25-Ans-Pour-Que-%C3%87a-Dure/master/966650
  4. ^ http://www.nostalgie.fr/artistes/dani
  5. ^ http://www.45cat.com/record/7n25667
  6. ^ Roger Crittenden La Nuit américaine - 1998 -- Page 38 "(Her first appearance in front of a camera was in the first film I ever edited: a short called The Market, directed by Ron Porter.) The part of the stagiaire attached to Joelle to learn continuity was given to Dani (Daniele Graule). She was in the "

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