Warm up to Christmas by listening to the beautiful carols performed by Eurovision artists. Each day until Christmas features a new act giving their version of a Christmas song. As 15th, we listen to Nana Mouskouri.
Back in 1963, Luxembourg was represented by Greek singer Nana Mouskouri. With the French languaged song À Force De Prier, she finished 8th. Nana, who released her first album in 1960, has recorded songs in many languages not just in Greek and French, but also in Dutch, German, Italian, Portuguese, Hebrew, Chinese and Turkish. Today, Ms Mouskouri is 84 years old.
In today’s advent calendar, we listen to Petit Garçon. The song is originally in English, Old Toy Trains, by Roger Miller released in 1967. The French languaged version came the year after, in 1968. Nana Mouskouri first sang the song in 1972. She has also recorded it in English, but today, it’s the French version, we’ll listen to.