Emma Shapplin French beauty
French operatic coloratura soprano, beautiful Emma Shapplin was born on 19 May 1974, in the Paris suburb of Savigny. Beautiful Emma Shapplin is neoclassical artist, author, composer, and producer. Although Shapplin was raised speaking French, and sings some of her songs in that language, most of the songs on Carmine Meo were translated from French into Latin and old Italian, as the older Italian “lends itself more to poetry, to dreaming, and to drama too”. This multi-talented and enigmatic female artist is offering a show full of sensuality, delicacy, emotions and drama. With her incredible powerful and pure crystal voice.
Emma Shapplin (real name Crystele Madeleine Joliton) made a splash in the music world, combining XIX century classical music with modern electronic rhythms, percussion, bass guitar and operatic chorus.
Her debut album “Carmine Meo” (1997) soared to the top of the music charts in 26 countries and in just three months, has become the “gold”, and released into the disc “Etterna” consolidated the position of the young singer in the starry sky.
Emma was born on 19 May 1974 and thanks to her two brothers grew up a tomboy. Her beauty and her restlessness inherited from the mother and father, a true nature lover, Emma has instilled a passion for life and the love of all that surrounds us.
Chaplin family was a family of music lovers, but no one has ever even thought about that Emma could become a global star. At the time, while other children sang songs about bells and roses, Emma sang Mozart. Music has become a whole life of Emma.
Emma took the unexpected decision to write lyrics and sing in Italian – a language not native to herself. Even more surprisingly, she chose not modern spoken language, but ancient, poetic period of the 14th century and the quaint Italian authors such as Dante and Boccaccio. “I wanted something that would be eternal, like a dream come true value – she explains.