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Mylène Farmer


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Mylène Farmer is a Canadian born French singer, songwriter, occasional actress, and author.

Farmer was born Mylène Gautier on 12th September 1961 in Pierrefonds, Quebec, a suburb (now borough) of Montreal. Her parents had moved from France in the late 1950s as Farmer’s father, Max, pursued an engineering contract on a dam. Her family returned to France when she was eight, settling in the Parisian suburb of Ville d’Avray. In her teenage years, Farmer was passionate about horse-riding, qualifying as a riding instructor at the equestrian centre in Saumur. At seventeen, however, she discovered acting and she abandoned the stables to take a three-year course at the Cours Florent, a drama school in Paris. Changing her name to Mylène Farmer as a tribute to her idol, 1930s Hollywood actress Frances Farmer, she began to earn a living as a model, appearing in several television advertisements.

In 1984, Farmer met Laurent Boutonnat, a young film student also enrolled in Cours Florent, when she replied to a newspaper ad for an actress for a small film he was working on. Farmer and Boutonnat became friends and forged a creative partnership, writing and producing the music. Boutonnat, whose ambition was to become a film director, was the force behind Mylène’s videos. Much of Farmer’s fame and success can be attributed to elaborate and theatrical music videos which are seen as short films.


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  • Dominus_Abaddon

    вдувательная особа

    14 Apr 8:36pm Reply
  • Tim_Brav

    Моя любимая, рыжая няша:3

    14 Apr 5:03pm Reply
  • Dean_Co

    iTunes ;)

    14 Apr 9:16am Reply
  • luanss

    I'd really like to download the album "Avant Que L'Ombre". Does anyone know where I can find it?

    11 Apr 2:55am Reply
  • EricValeev

    Je te rends ton amour ♥

    27 Mar 12:04pm Reply
  • Sweetboy_88

    Appelle Mon Numéro ♥

    26 Mar 3:48pm Reply
  • sbsnpr

    seksi əz hel !! ♡ ❤ ♡

    22 Mar 10:56am Reply
  • Far-men

    "делает весьма и весьма качественную музыку." - спасибо на добром слове, а то, уже думал, что она и А. Герман, вместе взятые - никто. Уж на фоне Бибера и Сайрус то...

    21 Mar 6:03pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    большая фанбаза у нее однако, занятно. никогда особенно не любил и не понимаю восторгов, тем не менее означенная певица делает весьма и весьма качественную музыку.

    20 Mar 1:27pm Reply
  • kornthelife

    1984 - 2014 : 30 ans de carrière... Mylène ♡ ❤ ♡

    16 Mar 9:48am Reply
  • Lunik_Einkland

    Никогда раньше не видел, чтобы в одном человеке так хорошо сочетались такая страстная дьяволица и такой невинный ангел... She is Perfect! Je t'aime, Mylène!

    6 Mar 1:01am Reply
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  • Higurashinonaku

    хочу новый альбом (2)

    19 Feb 10:22am Reply
  • Lim0n

    хочу новый альбом

    19 Feb 6:55am Reply
  • Sweetboy_88

    California ♥

    16 Feb 5:42pm Reply
  • kara-kusek

    ... je sais...

    14 Feb 7:07pm Reply
  • Lim0n

    Avant Que L'Ombre...

    12 Feb 5:45am Reply
  • Higurashinonaku

    ♥ ♪ ♥ ♫ ♥ ♪ ♥ ♫ ♥ ♪ ♥ ♫ ♥ ♪ ♥ ♫ ♥ ♪ ♫ ♥

    8 Feb 9:17pm Reply
  • ArrTheMesia

    It's difficult to describe by words how is she amazing in my eyes, her attractive appearance, deep soul and beautiful voice, I would like to have a girlfriend similar with her in something.

    3 Feb 6:11pm Reply
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