Frida Boccara was born on October 29, 1940 in Casablanca, Morocco. She started and succeeded her career in France, however. At the Eurovision Song Contest held in Madrid, Spain in 1969 she represented France and performed "Un jour, un enfant" (One day a child) - music by Émile Stern and text by Eddy Marnay. Her song (along with the entries from Netherlands, United Kingdom, and Spain) shared first place. She died on August 1, 1996 in Paris of a pulmonary infection.