Amanda Lear Biography

Born on 18 November between 1939 and 1950 in Saïgon, Hanoï or Hong Kong, to a French-English father and an Asian-Russian mother. She was raised in south of France and moved to Paris to make a career in painting. She became a top model and one of Salvador Dali's muses. She posed as the "lady with the panther" on the famous cover of Roxy Music's album of 1973 For Your Pleasure. After a brief affair David Bowie advised her to try her luck as a singer. From the mid-1970s to the early 1980s, she was a million-album-selling disco queen, mainly in Continental Europe and Scandinavia. Since the early '80s she has presented TV broadcast in Italy, France and Germany.

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