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Séverine (born Josiane Grizeau; 10 October 1948, Paris) is a French singer. Séverine won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1971 for Monaco, performing "Un banc, un arbre, une rue" (A bench, a tree, a street), with music by Jean-Pierre Bourtayre and words by Yves Dessca. It was recorded in English as "Chance In Time", in German as "Mach die Augen zu (und wünsch dir einen Traum)" and Italian as "Il posto". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Séverine has received more than 8,832 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Séverine is the 460th most popular singer (down from 459th in 2019), the 2,355th most popular biography from France (down from 2,235th in 2019) and the 28th most popular French Singer.

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  • 1.86

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Among singers, Séverine ranks 460 out of 3,541Before her are Ahmet Kaya, Camarón de la Isla, Violetta Villas, Lusine Zakaryan, Raphael, and Noel Gallagher. After her are Fergie, Jorge Negrete, Mohammed Rafi, Evert Taube, Al Martino, and Aristide Bruant.

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Among people born in 1948, Séverine ranks 138Before her are Alberto Manguel, Glenn Frey, Jaya Bachchan, Martin Birch, James Faulkner, and Jimmy Choo. After her are Cassandra Harris, John de Lancie, Terry Goodkind, Jürgen Sparwasser, George Abela, and Natan Sharansky.

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In France

Among people born in France, Séverine ranks 2,355 out of 5,234Before her are Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (1557), Émile Augier (1820), Antoine François Marmontel (1816), René Pottier (1879), Henri Cochet (1901), and Fred Vargas (1957). After her are Maximilien Luce (1858), Paul Ramadier (1888), Gabriel Pierné (1863), Mathieu Kassovitz (1967), Josif Pančić (1814), and E. D. Morel (1873).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Séverine ranks 28Before her are Sacha Distel (1933), Warda Al-Jazairia (1939), André Claveau (1911), Tino Rossi (1907), Alizée (1984), and Jean Ferrat (1930). After her are Aristide Bruant (1851), Isabelle Aubret (1938), Line Renaud (1928), Patrick Hernandez (1949), Alexis Korner (1928), and Alan Stivell (1944).