April 3, 2005

Place Dalida

Place Dalida

Posted by clotilde at 7:00 PM


the first time I was in this lovely little neighborhood, and saw the bust of Dalida, I started to laugh out loud.

Posted by Alisa on April 4, 2005 11:19 AM

Simply marvelous! Where is this?

Posted by David on April 4, 2005 4:22 PM

Alisa - Why?

David - In Montmartre -- what you see in the background is the silhouette of the Sacré-Coeur!

Posted by clotilde on April 4, 2005 4:24 PM

Because of the contrast of the old, beautiful, tiny, almost secret feeling neighborhood, and this huge concrete head of a pop star!
There is this on going joke with some friends, that in every documentary about "another country" at sometime the words, "this is truly a land of contrasts" is uttered.
That was the moment of my day, that the line would have been used!

Posted by Alisa on April 4, 2005 11:08 PM

What I'd really like to see, and after all may see someday, this world being what it is, is a statue of Claude François in his bath tub. On the Place de la Concorde, for instance, at the foot of the Obélisque. What a nice contrast this would make !

Posted by Your papounet on April 5, 2005 1:22 AM

Your father makes me laugh out loud!!!!!

Posted by Alisa on April 5, 2005 1:12 PM

Okay you guys--don't laugh. **Head** of a pop star. Does this not look more like the breasts of The Material Girl? Or did I miss something? I just had to throw this out there...

Posted by Allisa on April 5, 2005 7:43 PM

Dalida lived in a house on Place Dalida. She committed suicide in that house in 1987. She lived in Montmartre for a good number of years. Her career was over 30 years and she was huge in France and other parts of the world.

Posted by Samuel on November 6, 2005 5:12 AM

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