About Nolwenn Leroy
September 28, 1982
|Place of Birth||:||Saint Renan, Finistère, France|
|Also Known As||:||Nolwenn Le Magueresse|
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Nolwenn Le Magueresse (born 28 September 1982 in Saint-Renan, Brittany, France), known by her stage name Nolwenn Leroy, is a French singer-songwriter, musician and voice actress. Originally classically trained (violin and opera singing), she rose to fame after winning the second season of the French television music competition Star Academy, in 2002. She has since recorded seven studio albums and scored two number one singles, "Cassé" and "Nolwenn Ohwo!", on the French charts. In 2012, her album Bretonne was certified two times diamond for sales exceeding one million copies. Leroy is fluent in English, having spent a year in the US as an exchange student. She sings in many languages, including French, Breton, English and Irish. She has also performed in Italian and Spanish. Leroy has received numerous awards and nominations. In January 2015, she was ranked 17th on Le Journal du Dimanche's 50 Most Loved Celebrities in France, making her the top female singer on the list since December 2012. ... Source: Article "Nolwenn Leroy" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.