Born near the German border, French chanteuse Patricia Kaas began performing when she was just a child. Throughout her teens, she played every Saturday night at a German cabaret. So when the spotlight landed on her in the late '80s, Kaas was ready. Blessed with a big voice and a flair for the dramatic, she rose to world fame by reworking traditional French chanson with elements of jazz, blues, and pop. Be transported by her moody balladry.