Christine and the Queens: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : singer
  • Real name: Héloïse Letissier
  • Sign : Gemini
  • Date of birth: Wednesday, June 01, 1988 (age: 32 years old)
  • Country : France

Héloïse Letissier was born in 1988 in Nantes. A brilliant student, after her baccalaureate she entered a literary preparatory class at the Lycée Fénelon. Two years later, she passed the competitive exam for the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon.

Following a trip to London and the discovery of the world of drag queens, the young woman decides to devote herself to her artistic project. Christine and the Queens was born from her desire to mix dance, song and drawing. Her first EP, Miséricorde, gives her the opportunity to support indie artists such as The Do, Lykke Li or Woodkid. In 2012, the androgynous looking and nerd composer was awarded the Printemps de Bourges discovery prize. Nominated at the “Victoires de la musique” in 2014, she releases her first album, Chaleur humaine, and opens for the king of electro Stromae.

In February 2015, Christine and the Queens received the Victoire de la musique award for Female Artist of the Year.