Throughout history, there have been many French women singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great French female singers such as Avril Lavigne, Vanessa Paradis, Kathie Lee Gifford, Josephine Baker, Claudine Longet.
Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne
27 September 1984, Canadian, French
Vanessa ParadisVanessa Paradis
22 December 1972, French
Singer & Actress

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
03 June 1906, French

Charlotte GainsbourgCharlotte Gainsbourg
21 July 1971, French, British

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953, French, American
TV Host, Actress

Carla BruniCarla Bruni
23 December 1967, French, Italian
French-Italian singer-songwriter
Lindsay HartleyLindsay Hartley
17 April 1978, French, Italian, American

Claudine LongetClaudine Longet
29 January 1941, French
Singer, Actress

Nora ArnezederNora Arnezeder
08 May 1989, French
Marie LaforêtMarie Laforêt
05 October 1939, French

Edith PiafEdith Piaf
19 December 1915, French
Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Anna HeldAnna Held
08 March 1872, French
Actress, Singer

Patricia KaasPatricia Kaas
05 December 1966, French

Christine and the QueensChristine and the Queens
01 June 1988, French

Isabelle AdjaniIsabelle Adjani
27 June 1955, French
Film actor, Stage actor, Singer

17 January 1933, Egyptian, French, Italian
Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model
Anna KarinaAnna Karina
22 September 1940, Danish, French
Actor, Singer, Film director, Novelist,

Jeanne MoreauJeanne Moreau
23 January 1928, French
Film actor, Film director, Singer, Screenwriter,

Françoise HardyFrançoise Hardy
17 January 1944, French
actor, singer-songwriter, musician, astrologer

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer
Sara DallinSara Dallin
17 December 1961, French
Singer-songwriter, Singer

France GallFrance Gall
09 October 1947, French
Lolo FerrariLolo Ferrari
09 February 1963, French
Film actor, Adult Film Star, Television presenter,

Lili DamitaLili Damita
10 July 1904, French
Actor, Singer

Valeria Bruni TedeschiValeria Bruni Tedeschi
16 November 1964, French, Italian
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Singer
Lou DoillonLou Doillon
04 September 1982, French
Actor, Model, Singer

Mireille MathieuMireille Mathieu
22 July 1946, French
Singer, Entertainer, Actor
Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
12 September 1961, Canadian, French
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor,

29 April 1974, French, Indonesian
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Caterina ValenteCaterina Valente
14 January 1931, French, Italian
Actor, Singer, Guitarist
Sylvie VartanSylvie Vartan
15 August 1944, French
Singer, Actor

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Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
19 April 1965, French
Singer, Opera singer
Elsa LunghiniElsa Lunghini
20 May 1973, French
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Victoria LegrandVictoria Legrand
28 May 1981, French

Amel BentAmel Bent
21 June 1985, French
Actor, Singer

Danielle DarrieuxDanielle Darrieux
01 May 1917, French
Singer, Stage actor, Film actor
25 December 1952, French
Lily PonsLily Pons
12 April 1898, French
American-French operatic soprano

Ana TijouxAna Tijoux
12 June 1977, French
Singer, Songwriter

Clara MorganeClara Morgane
25 January 1981, French
Adult Film Star, Television presenter,

Catherine RingerCatherine Ringer
18 October 1957, French
Adult Film Star, Singer-songwriter, Film actor
04 April 1875, French
actor, singer

Marina VladyMarina Vlady
10 May 1938, French
Actor, Singer, Writer

Keren AnnKeren Ann
10 March 1974, French, Israeli
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Engineer, Singer, Audio

Nolwenn LeroyNolwenn Leroy
28 September 1982, French
Singer, Songwriter

15 May 1898, French
Pauline ViardotPauline Viardot
18 July 1821, French

Zizi JeanmaireZizi Jeanmaire
29 April 1924, French
Actor, Singer, Ballet dancer
14 May 1874, French
Actor, Singer, Stage actor

10 March 1978, French
actor, singer-songwriter, singer

09 June 1930, French
Maria MalibranMaria Malibran
24 March 1808, Spanish, French

Yvette GuilbertYvette Guilbert
20 January 1865, French
Emma CalvéEmma Calvé
15 August 1858, French
Operatic soprano

Régine CrespinRégine Crespin
23 February 1927, French

Anna MarlyAnna Marly
30 October 1917, French

Désirée ArtôtDésirée Artôt
21 July 1835, Belgian, French

Annie FratelliniAnnie Fratellini
14 November 1932, French
02 May 1982, French
actor, singer, composer, songwriter

Caroline von PaulusCaroline von Paulus
08 October 1959, French

Jaqueline BoyerJaqueline Boyer
23 April 1941, French