French musicians who were born in 1974

Here are 20 famous musicians from France were born in 1974:

Romain Duris

Romain Duris (May 28, 1974 Paris-) is a French actor. He has one child, Luigi Bonamy.

Romain Duris began his acting career in the early 1990s, with a small role in the film "Le péril jeune". He gained international recognition after his performance in the critically acclaimed film "L'auberge espagnole" (2002). Duris has since appeared in numerous French and international films, such as "The Beat That My Heart Skipped" (2005), "Heartbreaker" (2010), and "Mood Indigo" (2013).

In addition to his acting career, Duris is also a musician and has released several albums with his band, the "Mickey 3D". He is known for his eclectic taste in music, spanning from rock to hip hop.

Duris has been nominated for several prestigious awards, including a César Award for Best Actor for his performance in "The Beat That My Heart Skipped". He continues to be a prominent figure in both French and international cinema.

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Ophélie Winter

Ophélie Winter (February 20, 1974 Boulogne-Billancourt-) also known as Ophelie Winter or Winter, Ophélie is a French singer.

Her albums: Le feu qui m'attise, Privacy, Explicit Lyrics, I Spy, , , , Shame on U, Living in Me and Dieu m'a donné la foi.

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Sébastien Loeb

Sébastien Loeb (February 26, 1974 Haguenau-) a.k.a. Sebastien Loeb is a French rally driver. He has one child, Valentine Loeb.

Loeb is one of the most successful rally drivers in history, having won nine consecutive World Rally Championship titles from 2004 to 2012. He has also won a total of 79 World Rally Championship events throughout his career. In addition to his rally career, Loeb has also competed in various other motorsports, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the FIA GT Series. After retiring from full-time competition in 2013, he has continued to compete on a limited basis, including participating in the Dakar Rally and the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Loeb is also a successful businessman, owning several car dealerships in his native France.

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Krister Axel

Krister Axel (May 14, 1974 Paris-) is a French composer, singer-songwriter, musician and engineer.

He is best known for his innovative use of technology in music making and his passion for blending different musical genres. Axel began his music career in the late 1990s and has since released several albums, including the critically acclaimed "Sky Meet Sea" and "Fast Train". He has also collaborated with other notable musicians and producers, such as Scott Matthews and Ken Scott. In addition to his music career, Axel is a trained engineer and has worked in the fields of artificial intelligence and virtual reality. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he continues to make music and work on new technologies.

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Anggun (April 29, 1974 Jakarta-) a.k.a. Anggun Cipta Sasmi or Anggun C. Sasmi is a French singer-songwriter, businessperson, record producer, spokesperson, singer, songwriter and philanthropist. Her child is Kirana Cipta Montana.

Her albums: Snow on the Sahara, Open Hearts, Best-Of, Yang Hilang, Anak Putih Abu Abu, Chrysalis, Dunia Aku Punya, Anggun C. Sasmi... Lah!!!, Nocturno and Dream. Genres she performed: Pop rock, Pop music, World music, Adult contemporary music, Dance music, French pop music, Contemporary R&B, Dance-pop, Rock music and Urban contemporary.

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Daphné (September 28, 1974-) also known as Daphne is a French singer.

Discography: L'Émeraude, Carmin, Musicamor, Bleu Venise, L'homme a la peau musicale, Le Petit Navire, and .

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Quentin Dupieux

Quentin Dupieux (April 14, 1974 Paris-) a.k.a. Mr Oizo, Oizo, Mr., Mr. Oizo or Flat Eric is a French record producer, film director, composer, disc jockey, songwriter, screenwriter, film editor and cinematographer.

His most well known albums: Transexual / Patrick122, Nazis, Stunt, Last Night a DJ Killed My Dog, Analog Worms Attack, Flat Beat, M-Seq, #1, Moustache (Half a Scissor) and Lambs Anger. His related genres: Electronic music, Avant-garde music, French house, Experimental music and Techno.

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Sébastien Tellier

Sébastien Tellier (November 30, 1974 Paris-) also known as Sebastien Teller, Sebastian Teller, Sebastian Tellier, Sebastien Tellier or Tellier, Sébastien is a French musician, singer and composer.

His albums include Sessions, Universe, Sexual Sportswear, Sexuality, L'incroyable Vérité, Politics, Kilometer, Part 1, Fingers of Steel, Narco and Sebastien Tellier Reworked by Strangelets. His related genres: French pop music, Electronica, Ambient music, Downtempo, New Wave, Rhythm and blues and Synthpop.

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Emma Shapplin

Emma Shapplin (May 19, 1974 Paris-) a.k.a. Emma Shaplin, Shapplin, Emma, Marie-Ange Chapelain or Emma Chapplin is a French singer.

Her albums: La Notte Etterna, The Concert in Caesarea, Spente le Stelle (Opera Trance) – The Remixes – Part One, Etterna, Carmine Meo, Macadam Flower, Discovering Yourself, Cuor senza sangue, Spente le stelle and The Greatest Hits. Genres: Operatic pop, Classical music, Crossover, Pop music, Neoclassicism, Neoclassical New Age music, Opera, House music and Electro house.

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Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (February 8, 1974 Neuilly-sur-Seine-) also known as de Homem-Christo, Guy-Manuel, Guillaume Emmanuel "Guy-Manuel" de Homem-Christo, Guy Homem Christo or Guy Manuel Homem Christo is a French record producer, electronic musician and screenwriter.

Genres he performed: French house, House music, Nu-disco and Disco.

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Kaysha (January 22, 1974 Kinshasa-) is a French rapper, singer and music producer.

His albums include I'm Ready, African Bohemian and It's All Love. Genres: Kizomba.

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Bruno Mantovani

Bruno Mantovani (October 8, 1974 Hauts-de-Seine-) a.k.a. Mantovani, Bruno is a French musician.

He is best known for his compositions as a classical music composer. He studied composition, analysis, orchestration and conducting at the Paris Conservatory and won several prizes during his studies. Mantovani has composed and premiered several chamber, orchestral, and vocal music pieces that have been performed by prestigious orchestras and ensembles all over the world. Besides his work as a composer, he has also held several important positions in the French music scene, such as Artistic Director of the Orchestre National de France and Director of the Paris Conservatory. Mantovani has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including the Grand Prix National de la Musique and the Victoires de la musique classique.

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Olivier Besancenot

Olivier Besancenot (April 18, 1974 Levallois-Perret-) is a French spokesperson.

Olivier Besancenot is a French political activist and trade unionist. He is widely known for his role as the spokesperson and former presidential candidate for the Revolutionary Communist League (Ligue Communiste Révolutionnaire). Born on April 18, 1974, in Levallois-Perret, France, Besancenot studied philosophy at the University of Paris X Nanterre.

Besancenot became involved in left-wing politics at a young age and joined the Revolutionary Communist League in 1997. He quickly rose through the ranks of the organization and became its spokesperson in 2002. He gained national attention during the 2002 French presidential elections, where he received over 1.2 million votes or 4.25% of the overall vote.

Besancenot is known for his strong anti-capitalist and anti-globalization views, and has been involved in a number of left-wing social movements, including the alter-globalization movement and the Nuit Debout protests. He has also been a vocal critic of French politics and has called for a radical restructuring of French society.

In addition to his political activism, Besancenot has also been a postal worker since 1995 and has been involved in several labor disputes, including strikes and protests against the privatization of the French postal service. He has also been involved in several international solidarity campaigns, including efforts to support the Palestinian cause and opposition to the Iraq War.

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Mathias Malzieu

Mathias Malzieu (April 16, 1974 Montpellier-) also known as Malzieu, Mathias is a French musician, composer, actor, writer and author.

His albums: Mini-westerns avec des surprises !. Genres: Rock music, Art rock and Alternative rock.

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Quentin Elias

Quentin Elias (May 10, 1974 Mende-February 25, 2014 New York City) also known as Q was a French singer, pornographic film actor, model and actor.

Genres he performed include Pop music, Dance music and Rhythm and blues.

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Filip Nikolic

Filip Nikolic (September 1, 1974 Saint-Ouen-September 16, 2009 Paris) a.k.a. Nikolic, Filip or Turbotito was a French , .

Discography: .

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Francois Eudes

Francois Eudes (December 2, 1974 Suresnes-) a.k.a. François Eudes, François-Eudes Chanfrault or François-Eude Chanfrault is a French film score composer, composer and musician.

His albums include A l'intérieur (Inside) and Donkey Punch.

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Zoxea (November 11, 1974-) is a French rapper.

His albums include Dans la lumiére, A Mon tour d'briller, , , , IV My People, Volume 1 and . Genres: French hip hop.

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Avril (December 4, 1974 Bordeaux-) otherwise known as Fred Avril, Fred Magnon or Avril is a French film score composer, singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist.

His discography includes: Now It's Spring, That Horse Must Be Starving, Members Only, Be Yourself, French Kiss and Dated Girls Remixes.

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Doc Gynéco

Doc Gynéco (July 7, 1974 Clichy-sous-Bois-) otherwise known as Doc Gyneco or Doc Gynéco et Bernard Tapie is a French rapper and musician.

His albums include Liaisons dangereuses, Menu Best Of, Première consultation, Quality Street, Solitaire, Viens voir le docteur, , , and Frotti-frotta (C'est l'amour qui contrôle).

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