By Anirudh Koul (Celine Dion Concert) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Celine Dion (born March 30, 1968 in Quebec) is a Canadian singer.
In France, she became famous in 1983 with the title D'amour ou d'amitié.
Her first English album, Unison, was released in 1990, and it allowed her to be known in the United States and around the world.
In 2002, she signed a contract to produce four to five nights a week at Caesars Palace's ‘The Colosseum’ in Las Vegas.
She has sold over 200 million albums worldwide.
At the ceremony of the World Music Awards in 2007, she received the Legend Award, in recognition of her "global success and outstanding contribution to the music industry."
Official site: CélineDion.com
TITANIC’S VOICES: ARCHIVAL INTERVIEWS WITH SISSEL AND CÉLINE DION
The end of 2017 was marked by the expanded editions of Troy (2CD) and Titanic (4CD). After the three interviews with James Horner, who plunged us into the heart of the score composed for James Cameron’s film, we publish the words of Titanic’s two voices: Sissel and Céline Dion. DtD) Dear Sissel, could you first explain to our subscribers your musical background, your career in Norway ? SK) I’d been singing in choirs. That's the only musical background I have. I sang in a children choir. That was a choir that sang all kinds of music. I started there when I was
TITANIC EXPANDED ALBUM FROM LA-LA LAND
Twenty years after the release of the once highest grossing film, La-La Land Records releases a long-awaited expanded release of James Horner's Titanic score. This four-disc set features the score on the first two discs, with several alternate cues, pieces from the original albums, and other additional music on the third disc (including the previously-unreleased trailer music). The fourth disc contains source music (including Come Josephine in My Flying Machine, and an expanded Nearer My God to Thee). Altogether, this release contains over three hours of score and over an hour of source music. (Note that the end credits song
CONVERSATION WITH JAMES HORNER
"If you build it he will come ..." Just like Ray Kinsella, the character played by Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams, a voice (or rather my intuition) led me to create the Association and the James Horner Film Music website. Every minute, every hour spent working for this project was partly guided by an objective I held close in my heart: publish a new, previously unreleased conversation with James Horner. I gave myself five years to get there. Next January we will celebrate four years of JHFM... Unlike the composer, who never listens again to his old music and who never
VIENNA 2013: INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC SYMPOSIUM
Wednesday, October 2, 2013, Vienna. Around 3pm, James Horner arrived at the Max Reinhardt Seminar with Varese Sarabande executive producer Robert Townson and Dr. Sandra Tomek, Managing Director and Artistic Producer of Hollywood In Vienna. For an hour and twenty minutes, before an audience of 200, the composer answered questions from Robert Townson and the public. The conference featured five video clips from the following films: A Beautiful Mind (Creating "Governing Dynamics"), Braveheart (A Gift of a Thistle), Legends of the Fall (The Ludlows), Avatar (Jake's First Flight), and finally Titanic (Rose). James Horner's emotion during each sequence, the precision of