Emily Loizeau at fnac
|Born||7 February 1975|
|Website||(French) Emily Loizeau|
Around 1980, when she was five years old, Loizeau began to learn piano. After studying classical music for many years, she turned to studying philosophy and then theatre in London, then worked assisting composer and stage manager Georges Aperghis.
Loizeau writes in many languages. She cites Georges Brassens, Bob Dylan and The Beatles as her primary influences. Besides Bach and Franz Schubert, she also loves Renaud. She has also been influenced by Tom Waits, Nina Simone and Randy Newman.
At the end of 2001, at the age of 26, Loizeau began to perform at a small Parisian cabaret, which became for her a one-person cottage industry, printing flyers, doing publicity. She then began to collaborate with like-minded artists such as Vincent Segal, Franck Monnet, Nils Tavernier, Jean-Louis Foulquier. She signed with Fargo Records at the age of 31 (their first French artist) and performed at the Comedia, where she sold out for three weeks straight.
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- "Emily Loizeau Releases a New Album" (in French). Retrieved 2009-04-20.
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