Artist 101: Alma

This guide contains everything you need to know about French singer-songwriter Alexandra Maquet.

When is her birthday?

27 September 1988

What is her most popular song?

‘La chute est lente’

What else should I know about Alma?

Alexandra Maquet grew up in Lyon, France, as well as spending time in the US, Brazil and Italy during her childhood. She graduated with a degree in economics before moving to Milan and then Paris to pursue her music career. Alma then met songwriter Nazim Khaled, before going on to sign a record deal with Warner Music France. She released her debut single ‘La chute est lente’ in June 2016. As well as this, her debut album Ma peau aime is due to be released in May.

France selected Alma to be their representative for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in February this year. She will automatically advance to the final of the contest as France is a member of the ‘Big Five’. She will be heading of to Kyiv in May to perform the song ‘Requiem’.

What are her social media links?



Finally, don’t forget to let us know what you love about Alma! Also, we now have all our representatives for this years Eurovision so let us know who your favourites are by tweeting us @CelebMix.


Written by Lynn Macgillivray

I'm Lynn - a writer, accountant and lover of all things music (especially a good boyband). Twitter: @xxitslynn
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