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Daniel Lévi (born 26 August 1961) is a French singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.

Daniel Lévi
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Background information
Birth nameDaniel Lévi
Born (1961-08-26) 26 August 1961 (age 57)
OriginFrench Algeria
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, composer
Years active1983–present
WebsiteOfficial site



Lévi was born in Constantine, French Algeria into a Jewish family. He spent his childhood in Lyon, where he was preparing for his job as a musician studying piano for a decade at the conservatory in the city. In 1983, he composed and recorded his first album entitled Cocktail. In 1991, he took part in the musical produced by Catherine Lara Sand et les Romantiques, on the stage of the Chatelet in which he portrayed Musset and Chopin. In 1993, he was hired by Disney Studios to record a duet with Karine Costa, the song of the animated feature Aladdin : "Ce Rêve bleu". In 1996, AB studios opened their doors to record his second album Entre parenthèses which was entirely composed by him. Then in 2000, he played the role of Moses in Elie Chouraqui and Pascal Obispo's musical Les Dix Commandements. He had huge success with the hit single "L'Envie d'aimer". After the triumph of the musical, Lévi decided to begin again to compose. In October 2002, he released his third album entitled Ici et Maintenant. In January 2005, his fourth album Le Cœur ouvert was produced in collaboration with Pascal Obispo.



Year Title Chart Certification (FR)
1983 Cocktail
1996 Entre parenthèses
2002 Ici et Maintenant 34 47
2005 Le Cœur ouvert 51


Year Title Chart Certification (FR)[3]
1993 "Ce Rêve bleu" (with Karine Costa) 3 Silver
2000 "L'Envie d'aimer" 2 2 20 Diamond
2001 "Mon Frère" (with Ahmed Mouici) 41
2002 "Ici et Maintenant" 41 38


  1. ^ a b Daniel Lévi's discography and peak positions in France (Retrieved 9 November 2008)
  2. ^ a b Daniel Lévi's discography and peak positions in Belgium (Wallonia) (Retrieved 9 November 2008)
  3. ^ Daniel Lévi's certifications in France[permanent dead link] (Retrieved 9 November 2008)
  4. ^ Daniel Lévi's discography and peak positions in Switzerland (Retrieved 9 November 2008)

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