A Voice And A Dream

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  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    It was in La Tuque, a small village in Quebec, Canada, Therese Tanguay and Adehmar Dion met and fell deeply in love. Both had grown up in Sainte Anne-des-Monts, a farming village in Quebec's Gaspe region.
  • Celion Dion

    Celion Dion
    After a year of careful planning, Celine wed Rene in the kind of service usually reserved for royalty
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Ten days after Therese's forty first birthday, she gave birth to her fourteenth child, a girl she named after a popluar song on the Quebechit parade, " Celine".
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Therese borrowed a cheap tape recorder from a friend and recorded " It Was Just a Dream" in the family kitchen, with Jacques(her brother) accompanying Celine on guitar. Therese wrapped the demo tape in a red ribbon along with a note that read, " This is a twelve-year old with a fantastic voice. Please listen to her. We want her to be like Ginetter Reno," Therese dropped the package in the mail, and in doing so changed her daughters life forever.
  • Celion Dion

    Celion Dion
    Rene carefully unwrapped the quaint-looking package. Snapping the homemade demo into his tape deck, and he sat back listened to Celine's young voice fill up the room. He listened to the tape severa; more times before dialing the number on the handwritten card. Reaching Therese, he arrange a meeting at his montreal office. Celeine and Therese made the twenty-mile drive to see Rene. Rene signed her a spot, telling Therese he would make her daughter a star within five years.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Michel Jasmin, a popular television personaility, introduced the thirteen year old Celine to the televison audience." For the first time," he said, "we would like to present to you a hot new young talent with a magnificent voice, Celine Dion."
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Several months after Celine's triumphant television debut, record buyers were given the opportunity to buy both her debut albums. Celine chante Noel, were simultaneously released.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Celine traveled to France to record her third album, Tellement j'ai d'amour pour toi(I Have So Much Love For You). This was Celine's breakout disc.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Celine was chosen from a field of 2,000 hopefuls to perform at the Yamaha World Popluar Song Festival in Tokyo. She would be singing live in front of an audience of 12,000 and an estimated 115 million television viewers.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Celine plated a trumphant six straight weeks at Paris's renowned Olympia theater, the site of Edith Piaf's most famous performances. It is the dream of mostt French-speaking performers to play the Olympia, and here was the little girl from Charlemagne in a string of sold-out shows.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Celine Dion rezlized another, more spirtual dream, an audiance with the pop. Celine, her mother, Rene, and two botanists who created a special rose honor of the papal visit to Montreal in September of 1884 were invited to a speical five-minute meeting with Pope John Paul II in Rome. The auidence with the pope was front-page news in Quebec, A largely Catholic province.
  • Celion Dion

    Celion Dion
    Celine's latest album, Melanie, sell 100,000 copies, earing a platinum record in Canada. After a twenty-five-city tour of Quebec, she and Rene made a decision that rocked the music industry in her home province: Rene proposed that Celine take a sort of sabbatical, an eighteen-month rest, during which they would retook her image.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    To repay her parents for thei support and hard work in creating her career, she bought them a house in the tony Montreal suburb of Laval and later bough them a second home in the Laurentian Mountains. She gave $150,000, and habitually buys her mother expensive gifts. In another display of her generous nature, thirteen brothers and sisters were given $100,000 each.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    The biggest change in Celine's life was during this wild Period between 1989 and 1992 came in the form of Rene( who had divorced second wife Anne in 1985), her manage, and now, love interest. The two had been inseperable since Celine was twelve years old, although romance didnt enter their lives until she was twenty-one. The Relationship changed gradually, Celine told People Weekly.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    A major health crisis persuaded the couple to go public with their love affair. They were in Los Angeles on the night the Rodney King verdict set off the L.A. riots when Rene suffered a massive heart attack. Celine rushed him to Mount Sinai Hospital, waiting anxiously in the emergency ward while doctors worked to save his life. Rene recovered through a regimen of drugs and diet to unclog the arteries in his heart.
  • Celion Dion

    Celion Dion
    Following the March 30th, 1993 engagement, five hundred of Celine and Rene's friends and associates were sent emobossed invitations.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Celine became the only Canadian to win a Grammy, an Oscar, and Billboard, June, and Felix awards in the same year.
  • Celion Dion

    Celion Dion
    " Kids today wan't to go out and go to clubs and have a drink and try to smoke and have boyfriends, " she told Time magazine." Since I wanted to be on stage, I had to go to bed early. You can't have everything. You have to make a choice,
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Celine reached her biggest audience ever. She was used to performing in front of large crowds, but by accepting an invitation to sing at the opening ceremonies of the Atlantic Olympic Games, she would be hitting new heights.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Celine was still learning and practicing her English. She told Rosie O'Donnell that she tries to learn new words everyday. "I'm getting there," she said with a laugh.
  • Celion Dion

    Celion Dion
    This day will forever be etched in Celine's mind. It was Hollywood's big night, the Academy Awards. She was scheduled to perform"Because You Loved Me," the love theme from Up Close and Personal.
  • Celion Dion

    Celion Dion
    The couple began building a house on their plot of land in Jupiter. Located on Florida's Admiral Coast, the land overlooks the Atlantic Ocean on one said and the Loxahatchee River on the other. When completed, the 18,000 square-foot mansion will have fountains, waterfalls, sixty-three televisions sets, and enough closet space for all her clothes and several hundred pairs of shoes.
  • Celine Dion

    Celine Dion
    Celine Dion had gathered every award that the music business has to offer. It was fitting,than, that her country and home province would see it as appropriate to bestow their highest honors on her.