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Jeane Manson

Name:Jean Ann Manson
National Finals:
ESC Entries:J’ai déjà vu ça dans tes yeux (1979)


Jeane Manson is a singer, model and actress, born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. However, she lived and had a career in France. She already played in 3 films before becoming Playmate in Playboy Magazine in 1974 for the “Miss August 1974”. She made an appearance in “Death wish” with Charles Bronson. The same year, she flew to Europe in the hope of continuing in cinema. She first went to Italy for photos, then continued in France, where she played in some movies. In 1975, she met the singer-songwriter Jean Renard. She “francised” her name and became Jeane Manson. A few months later, she rose to fame with the song “Avant de nous dire adieu”. This title made her one of the most popular variety singers of the second half of the 1970s. With other songs she consolidated her reputation and became one of the rising stars ​​of the francophone audiovisual and musical landscape. 
In 1979, she represented Luxembourg at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “J’ai déjà vu ça dans tes yeux”. The collaboration with Jean Renard will continue until 1981. The same year she recorded the song “Comme un bateau ivre” written with pianist-composer and teacher Michel Sogny. She released several singles, such as “Besoin d’un homme” in 1983, “Hymne à la vie” in 1987 or “Those were the days” in 1990, But none of these 45-laps ranked in the Top 50. She participated in a photo novel,  In 1986, she did a tour. In January 2011, she presented a new show, “Spiritual Love”, in Vernon. This acoustic concert consisted of spirituals, love songs and classical songs. In 2012, she was present on a new  tour. The same year, released a Best of 3 CD of her greatest success, a new song and five new Jazz songs recorded  in public, came out. In the same year she played her role as Aldonza / Dulcinea in the new version of the musical “L’homme de Mancha” at the Théâtre des Variétés.


Artist:Jeane Manson
Song:J’ai déjà vu ça dans tes yeux
Lyrics:Jean Renard
Composer(s):Jean Renard
Conductor:Hervé Roy
Backings:Georges Costa
Michel Costa
3 others, names unknown
Running order:13