Attacks in Paris: Celine Dion Tribute to the Victims with “L’Hymne à l’amour”

Celine Dion sings tribute
Celine Dion sings tribute
Celine Dion sings “L’Hymne à l’amour'” in tribute to victims of terrorist attacks in Paris on the stage of the American Music Awards in Los Angeles November 22, 2015. – Matt Sayles / AP / SIPA

Canadian singer sings Piaf song on the stage of American Music Awards, in memory of victims of terrorist attacks …

“We will have eternity for us, in the blue of the immensity. “Yesterday, Sunday evening, Celine Dion sang L’Hymne à l’amour on the stage of American Music Awards (AMA),in Los Angeles. A replay of the Edith Piaf song as a tribute to the victims of terrorist attacks that have bloodied Paris on November 13.

Canadian singer, accompanied by a symphony orchestra, sang in front of a giant screen on which successive Parisian landscapes, tricolor flags and photos of places of worship. The Eiffel Tower lit up in blue, white and red appeared in the last notes of the song.

Public Emotion

“It was important to show our solidarity after the recent events in Paris and around the world,” stated the producer Larry Klein, in a statement released a few days before the ceremony. He added: “Céline’s performance will help us to express our feelings through music, because words are not enough. “On Sunday night, the emotion has indeed travelled the room of the ADA, the camera lingering on many faces in the audience in tears.

L’Hymne à l’amour  was written by Edith Piaf in memory of Marcel Cerdan, her lover who died in a plane crash in 1949.

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