Lara Fabian – Je t’aime – Live
Lara Crokaert (born January 9, 1970), better known as Lara Fabian, is a Belgian singer. She has sold over 20 million records worldwide and is the best-selling Belgian female artist of all time.
She was born in Brussels (Etterbeek) to a Flemish father and a Sicilian mother. Since 1996 she has also held a Canadian passport alongside her original Belgian passport.
Fabian is the only child of Pierre Crokaert (who is Flemish) and Maria Luisa Serio (born in Sicily). She spent her first five years in her mother’s hometown of Catania in Sicily. After that she moved to Ruisbroek near Brussels, Belgium. Italian was her first language.
She began singing, dancing and taking piano lessons at a young age, and began formal music lessons at age eight. She began writing and performing her own songs during her ten years of formal music study.
Fabian’s songs were influenced by her classical vocal training and by contemporary artists such as Barbra Streisand and Queen.
She has been named Lara after the main character of the novel Doctor Zhivago. Her last name is taken from an uncle named Fabiano.
2013: “Deux ils, Deux elles” and “Le Secret”
Fabian released her new album Le Secret on April 15, 2013, which consists of 17 brand new songs. On the same day of the album release she showcased her new songs at the Théâtre de Paris.
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