Diane Tell (born Diane Fortin, 24 December 1957 or 1959 in Quebec City, Canada) is a Canadian singer-songwriterl. She started writing songs at the age of 12 and signed her first record deal at 18. She was probably the first french Canadian singer song-writer to record exclusively her own songs. "Gilberto", her first hit song was a tribute to Joao Gilberto but it was "Si j'étais un homme" on her third album that made her a popular artist both in Canada and Europe. She moved to Paris in 1983 and now lives in Biarritz, France. During her residency in France, she wrote songs with Boris Bergman, Maryline Desbiolles, Maryse Wolinski, Yann Moix and Françoise Hardy. She also participated in 3 original musicals, La légende de Jimmy, Marilyn Montreuil and recently Je m'voyais déjà.