Romuald Figuier

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Romuald Figuier (born in Saint-Pol-de-Léon, Finistère, Brittany, on 5 May 1941)[1] is a French singer a.k.a. Romuald.

He represented Monaco in the 1964 Eurovision Song Contest with "Où sont-elles passées" and finished 3rd.

In 1968, Romuald represented Andorra at the III International Song Festival held at the Maracanazinho Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He finished fifth with the song Le bruit des vagues (S. Lebrail/P. Sevran, Romuald). The following year, he represented the same country in the same festival and finished fifth again with the song Tous les printemps du monde (S. Lebrail/P. Sevran, Romuald).

He participated a second time in the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest, this time for Luxembourg, but his "Catherine" only reached 11th place.

His third attempt, representing Monaco again, in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with "Celui qui reste et celui qui s'en va", was 4th.

Romuald represented Luxembourg in the VIII International Song Festival in Sopot, Poland, in August 1968, reaching third place in international competition with the theme "Rien n'a changé".

In February 1973, Romuald represented France with "Laisse-moi le temps" in the XIV International Song Festival in Viña del Mar, Chile, where he finished 2nd and got the prize for the Best Singer. Some months later, Paul Anka bought the rights of the song from the authors (Michel Jourdan/Caravelli), and along with Sammy Cahn composed lyrics in English, giving it to Frank Sinatra, who made it famous all over the world as "Let me Try Again" (Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back, Reprise Records, October 1973).

Preceded by
Françoise Hardy
Monaco in the Eurovision Song Contest
1964
Succeeded by
Marjorie Noël
Preceded by
Chris Baldo & Sophie Garel
Luxembourg in the Eurovision Song Contest
1969
Succeeded by
David Alexandre Winter
Preceded by
Romuald Figuier
Andorra in Festival Internacional da Canção
1969
Succeeded by
Rosa Morena
Preceded by
Marie
Monaco in the Eurovision Song Contest
1974
Succeeded by
Sophie

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