Myriam Lopes Elmosnino, known by her stage name Marie Myriam, is a French singer of Portuguese descent. Myriam was born in Luluabourg/Kananga in the Belgian Congo. Marie Myriam represented France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1977 in London with her entry L'Oiseau et l'enfant (The Bird and the Child) and won the Contest with 136 points, giving France its fifth victory overall.
She made an appearance at the 50th anniversary concert in Copenhagen, Denmark in October 2005 as a guest presenter and performer. The same year, Myriam wrote the introduction to the French edition of The Eurovision Song Contest: The Official History by John Kennedy O'Connor.
She was one of the five jurors for France in the 2015 contest in Vienna.
In the 2021 contest in Rotterdam, she was one of the past winners who appeared in "A Winner's Journey" interval segment.
|Eurovision Song Contest 1977|
|Artists||The Swarbriggs Plus Two • Michèle Torr • Heddy Lester • Schmetterlinge • Anita Skorgan • Silver Convention • Anne-Marie Besse • Os Amigos • Lynsey de Paul & Mike Moran • Paschalis, Marianna, Robert & Bessy • Ilanit • Pepe Linehard Band • Forbes • Micky • Mia Martini • Monica Aspelund • Dream Express • Marie Myriam|
|Songs||It's Nice to Be in Love Again • Une petite française • De mallemolen • Boom Boom Boomerang • Casanova • Telegram • Frère Jacques • Portugal no coração • Rock Bottom • Mathima Solfege • Ahava Hi Shir Lishnayim • Swiss Lady • Beatles • Enséñame a cantar • Libera • Lapponia • A Million in One, Two, Three • L'Oiseau et l'enfant|