17 January 2010

Devastating Beauty XIII: DALIDA

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 "Life has be come unbearable... Forgive Me."





devastating Beauty, Egyptian- Italian chanteuse, DALIDA, French Superstar.
Her personal life was marred by tragedy; Her husband committed suicide. Dalida's two subsequent lovers committed suicide as well; Her own suicide in 1987-an overdose of barbiturates
 Another songstress  that remains an Icon and Cult figure today.

quotation-Dalida's suicide note




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6 comments:

  1. How shocking her life story is...and devastating.

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  2. Yes, a beautiful singer and yes devastating.

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  3. just to say Lisa of A Bloomsbury Life added her to the list.

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  4. To be surrounded by so much tragedy and then to succumb as well...I can't imagine!

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  5. I've been following your Devastated Beauties and enjoying. For some reason, this one struck me viscerally with sadness; perhaps the audio tempering the visual....

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  6. Rebecca, I could not agree more.the pathos in her story is evident in her voice. the tragic story of her life certainly makes for devastating beauty. So glad you have been following along with the series.

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