Biography of Dalida: life is a struggle ...
The popular singer Dalida, whose real name is -Yolanda Christina Gilotti, still excites the hearts of millions of people with her mysterious fate. The future star of the scene was born in Egypt in January 1933. The biography of Dalida is full of tragedies, losses and a violent struggle for life.
At the age of four, Yolanda picked upeye infection, as a result of which she had to undergo a very complicated operation. The surgical intervention, unfortunately, turned out to be deplorable and had serious consequences - as a result of a medical error, the girl began to exhibit strabismus. Eight years later, Dalida's father perishes, leaving a 12-year-old girl in a deep depression and a misunderstanding of the world.
Eye problems did not prevent the singer from acceptingParticipation in the prestigious competition "Miss Undine", where she eventually took second place. The contest did not give her anything, and she did not have enough money to live, that's why she started working as a model in an agency called Donna. Having accumulated funds, Yolanda decided to perform one more operation before the eyes. Then she did not know that she would have to lie down on the surgeon's table five more times.
His first victory is the singer Dalida, biographywhich is more like a dramatic drama, won in the contest "Miss Egypt", it was then that she began to seriously engage in acting. Approximately at the same time appeared the pseudonym "Delilah", which she took from the famous biblical parable. Delilah debuts in the films "Glass and Cigarette" and "Mask of Tutankhamun", and, despite the fact that she is trusted only in episodic roles, she is insanely happy. For the first picture, the singer recorded the debut solo composition "Black Moon".
Biography of Dalida is full of cruelty, so, familythe singer was against the girl doing the career of the show business star, which is why the girl left her home in Paris. She did not know much French and could not find a job for a long time, because she was studying vocal at the same time. Soon she began to perform in various cabarets and bars, where she met Albert Mashar, a famous writer. It was he who persuaded the singer to change her pseudonym slightly, and as a result, "Dalida" turned out, whose biography only emphasizes her tragic fate.
The first song, thundered all over Europe -"Bambino", took her to the top. Her first contract was signed with the company "Barclay", which has long kept the biography of Dalida. About her talk in the US, but Dalida refused to make a career as a jazz singer in America, when she received a similar proposal from Ella Fitzgerald. 1967 was a turning point for Dalida: her friend Luigi Tenko committed suicide, and she decided to follow his example by taking a huge dose of barbiturates. As a result, the singer was in a coma for almost 6 days.
On the stage Dalida returned only in 1973,but with the same excitement she could no longer work. As a result, in early May 1987, Delilah took a lethal dose of sleeping pills. At the funeral of the great singer, thousands of Parisians and visitors to the city came.