Born in Madagascar the four brothers and two sisters performed as the vocal group "Les Surfs" from to They Fools Fall In Love - Various - Giants Of Soul awarded with first prize and then began performing under the new name "The Beryl".
On September 8,they appeared on the grand opening of the second television station in France. Their performance endeared them to the French public so Jean-Louis Rafidy, who was chaperone to the Rabaraonas while in Paris, urged them to sign a contract with Festival Records and release a single as soon as possible. It was here they were proclaimed the "Newcomers Of The Year".
They recorded and toured throughout the s in languages and countries all over the world. With further television appearances in FranceItalyEngland and America they garnered an international audience of millions. As a dynamic sounding and original looking group they secured many original compositions and some covers of English language songs.
With their career spanning from tothey performed for royalty and common people alike. By the time the late s had rolled Wake Up Everybody (GJs Roots Dub) - Groove Junkies Feat.
Solomon Henderson - Wake Up Everybody they had their own young families and so inat Spegnete Quella Luce - Les Surfs - Spegnete Quella Luce / Dum Dum Dee Dum end of a very long tour, Les Surfs decided to call it a day. The following years would see Monica and Rocky reunite for a couple of years but this didn't last. The boys settled in Canada and started their own families.
Monica lived in Canada for a while but eventually returned to live in France. Nicole immigrated to the United States and worked as a carer for children in need. Monikya died suddenly on November 15, at the age of She is survived by her two sons Lawrence and Nicolas.
Nicole died on May 5, and has been laid to rest with her sister in the Rabaraona Family tomb in Fiakarana, Madagascar. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Les Surfs. Categories : Malagasy musical groups Musical groups established in Musical groups disestablished in Sibling musical groups. Namespaces Article Talk.
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