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9 January 1970, Etterbeek, Belgium. This Quebec, Canada-based singer-songwriter has established herself as a serious rival to Celine Dion in the pop diva market. Fabian, born to a Flemish father and a Sicilian mother, grew up in a musical household, and her guitar-playing father accompanied his teenage daughter when she first began performing in Brussels boîtes à chanson. At the age of 18 Fabian represented Luxembourg in the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing a highly credible fourth. The song she performed, Croire, became a minor hit when it was subsequently released on the Tréma label. Fabian relocated to Quebec in 1991 in an attempt to establish a singing career in North America. Her self-titled debut, which had been recorded back in Belgium, was released that August. The album took off in Quebec, as did the 1994 follow-up Carpe Diem, but her big break came two years later when she was featured on the soundtrack to Walt...