January 17, 1933 - May 03, 1987
|Place of Birth||:||Cairo, Egypt|
|Also Known As||:||Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti|
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Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti, professionally known as Dalida, was a French vocalist and actress, born in Egypt to Italian parents. She won the Miss Egypt beauty contest in 1954 and began a 31-year singing career in 1956, selling 140 million albums and singles worldwide. Following several personal tragedies, she died by suicide in 1987.