Message from the Director, Connie Fredericks-Malone
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On Wednesday, June 27, 2012, a large group of people gathered behind Nortre Dame de Clignancourt on rue du Mont Cenis to celebrate the life and musical legacy of American singer, CAROLE DENISE FREDERICKS. Ms Fredericks passed away suddenly and was buried in Montmartre Cemetery in Paris in June of 2001. The local dignitaries, colleagues, fans and family members who gathered in place Amyé Lavy celebrated her music career of 22 years and philanthropic work in France. The highlight of the ceremony was the unveiling of a commemorative plaque in her honor on the façade of the apartment building at 91 bis rue du Mont Cenis where the late singer lived for 10 years. With this gesture Carole Fredericks joined entertainer Josephine Baker and author Richard Wright to become the third African American to receive a commemorative plaque from the city of Paris.
Connie Fredericks-Malone, James Malone, Taj Mahal and the entire Fredericks –Williams family wish to thank the residents of 91 bis rue du Mont Cenis, the mayor and staff of the 18th arrondissement, Home Abroad Services, Ramier Law Office and all the individuals who helped make this prestigious recognition possible.
See photos from the event:
- Dix huit maire Facebook page (scroll down)
- Connie's Facebook page
- Tom Reeves Facebook blog (scroll down)
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