The Heroine’s Journey of Véronique Lortal Raux  

What is the best thing that I love about my work?
• Creativity,
• My job is my passion,
• I’m my own boss,
• all the persons I meet,
• the voices, the music
• I learn all the time

What is my idea of happiness?
• Live near my families,
• Hear my songs and my music from a good philharmonic
• Being famous and rich

What is my greatest fear?
• The death of my loved ones

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself ?
• Anger
• Shy like savage, like reserved
• Fall back on me

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?
• Herbie Handcock, Quincy Jones, Ella fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Joni Mitchell, Harry
Connick Jr, Chopin, Debussy, Hans Zimmer

What is my greatest extravagance?
• Being nominated for an Oscar for my music J
• go around the world in a liner with my dog and friends
• have a driver secretary manager cook J
• have a wonderful house in LA or San Francisco or Montréal with trees and swimming
pool J

On what occasion would I lie?
• To protect myself or to my son and my grand daughter or to be diplomate with
someone I love

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work ?
• The doubt,
• Force the doors to work,
• Doing meetings for nothing
• The tireness

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?
• When I work much with persons implicated, passioned,
• when I’m on great project with partners respect me
• success
• Money J

If I could, what would I change about myself ?
• Have my parents alive
• Don’t be afraid and go for it
• My hanger and my sharp tongue

What is my greatest achievement in work?
• My records (2 albums and 4 singles and 20 music edited)
• I was musician, actor, singer, dancer for A. Souchon, Coluche and the grand
orchestre du Spendid, J. Birkin, M. Lavoine, groupe Images
• All the artists and speakers I’have formed

Where would I most like to live ?
• Near the ocean surrounded by forest
• In L.A
• Montréal,
• Sans Francisco

What is my most treasured possession?
• My mind, my creativity, my force, my clairvoyance, my experience, my compassion
• My families
• My dog
• My songs

What is my most marked characteristic?
• Generosity, force, pugnacity, elegance, humanity, passion, my happiness

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
• The forest, my garden, my dog, nature, theater

What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city?
• Near the Dordogne in Bergerac
• Art gallery

What books influenced my life and how?
• Tolkien all
• Agatha Christie all
• Isaac Bashevis Singer all
• Lewiss Caroll (de l’autre côté du miroir)
• Stephen King all
• John Irving all
• Joseph Kochmann all
• Tournier (la vie sauvage de vendredi)
• Daniel Pennac all
• Jane Austen all
• Le fabuleux voyage de Niels Holgersson
• Arto Paasilinna all
• Caryl Férey all
All this authors influenced me a lot, for the imaginary trip that I take with them, the
knowledge of anthers life’s, psychological precisions.
Read, movie, song help me to live, to understand. It’s my medicine

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
• Erick Sati,
• Claude Debussy,
• Nice Work If You Can Get It Doris Day,
• Ella fitzgerald
• Stravinsky
• Joni Mitchell
• Miles Davis
• Brassens

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?
• Lyra, À la Croisée des Mondes Philip Pullman,
• Merlin l’enchanteur,
• Dumbledore,
• Daisy Ridley (le réveil de la Force Starwars),
• Brie Larson dans le rôle-titre du film « Captain Marvel »,
• Ellen Ripley (Alien)

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

• Simone Veil,
• Dalaï Lama,
• Rosa Parks,
• George Sand,
• Sister Emmanuelle,
• Billie Hollyday,
• Coco Chanel
• Josephine Backer
• Frida Kahlo

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?
• Soul,
• Hamilton,
• Avengers Endgame,
• Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,
• Psychose,
• 5éme élément,
• Mulholand Drive,
• Le voyage de Chihiro,
• Love actually,
• Forrest Gun,
• Jaws,
• The good father,
• Fight club,
• La vie est un miracle (Emir Kusturica)
• Django,
• Harry Potter
• River Dale,
• Le village français,
• 10%,

What role play stories in my life and work?
• I love stories, it’s why I love listen people talk about their life, it’s inspired me. I learn
a lot. I need that. Movies, books, people who talk about their life
• I do stories all the time in my head when I compose, when I dream. I need it

What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me?
• Yes I tried hardly, all the time, I fight for that, this is my base.
• I can tell I’m the boss of my life.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
• In crime ? Nobody (ahahaha !)
• In harmony, In my life my greatest fan is my families, some friends, and people who
follow me

• sponsor? It’s depended when … For example now I have no sponsor
• partner? All professionals, artists who want work with me to be a perfection of
emotion and a real human being with compassion (hard work !) J

Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2022?
• Berklee College of Music
• Walt Disney records
• Bmg
• Emi
• Sonymusic
• Entertainmentuniversalmusicgroup
• warnermusicgroup

What project, in 2022, am I looking forward to work on?
• Compose songs for Movies maybe for Warnergroup Germany
• Vocal coach for many different people, hospital, social-company, artist

Where can you see me or my work in 2022?
Nouvelle Aquitaine, France I think

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?
• It’ me, my life. Everything I do I do with passion. This is my reason to live

Which creative professionals should Peter invite to tell their story?
1) Aïcha Toure
2) Lo Agnés Stanislas
3) Joseph Kochmann
4) Lucie Lenoir
5) Fleur Offwood
6) Rosalie Hartog
7) Jeanmi Kajdan
8) Dominique Faliez
9) Chloé Cassandre
10) Pascale Schembri

How can you contact me ?

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