Biography

    Celine was born March 30th 1968 in Charlemagne, Quebec. Her parents names are Adhemar Dion and Therese Tanguay. Her name came from a song that her mother use to sing when she was pregnant with her. Her parents owned a pianobar in the city so she grew up with music all around her. When she was five she started singing at the piano bar. When Celine was 12 she told her mother that she wanted to sing. Her mother, Therese, got in contact with one of the most famous managers in Montreal, Rene Angelil. He cried during her audition because of her voice. Rene paid for Celine's first Album recording and in November of 1994 she released the cd THe Color Of My Love. She then told everybody about her love for Rene, who was 26 years older then her, and they got married on December 17, 1994.
  
In 1981 Celine started her career by making a christmas album called Celine Chante Noel. In 1982 she won a gold medal at the World Popular Music Festival in Tokyo. She sang for 115 million spectors and bet 1907 candidates. In 1983 she represented Canada in the MIDEM, she appeared on french t.v., she released an album, and a book came out about her. In 1984, Celine sang for the pope at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal and she won two felix awards. In 1985 she played a tour in Quebec and Celine and her husband their own society Les Productions Feeling Inc. In 1986 Celine takes a break for 18 months and changes her look to a young women and not a teenager anymore. In 1987 she came back and got a big contract with CBS. Celine became a MetroStar in 1988 and she also won many awards in Ireland, France, and Germany. Celine's international careeer began in 1989. She studied english and released three duets. Celine won two juno awards for best female artist of the year in 1990. In 1991 she sang for the movie Beauty And The Beast and she won a grammy award for it. She celebrates her 10 year career with a big tour in Quebec. Celine won the Oscar for Beauty And The Beast soundtrack in 1992. In 1996 Celine played 116 concerts. Her song Because You Loved Me stayed at number one for 19 weeks. Celine also sold more albums than everybody put together in the last 3 years. In 1997 the Titanic was released and her song My Heart Will Go On climb every chart and stayed at the top for 40 weeks. In April of 1998 the Titanic Soundtrack reached the Diamond Status in Canada. In 1999 Celine performed more then 100 concerts throughout the world. In June of 2000 Celine told everybody that she was pregnant.
    On January 25th, 2001 Rene-Charles Angelil was born. On July 25, 2001 when he was six months old they got him baptized. There were about 250 family and friends invited and many fans and journalists crowded the streets.

 

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