Cyndi Lauper’s Mother Catrine Dominique Has Died
Cyndi Lauper is eulogizing her late mother Catrine — and sharing what their relationship has meant to her.
“My lovely Mother has handed,” Lauper, 68, wrote on Instagram Thursday. “She rocked and wrestled with us and was in a variety of my movies. It was an honor to work together with her. I really feel so fortunate that I received to play with my mother all through my life, each as a lady and as a lady.”
She continued, “She could have left this world, however not with out leaving her mark. Thanks, Mother. I like you.”
The singer didn’t disclose her 91-year-old mom’s reason for demise.
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Cyndi, who grew up in Queens, N.Y. together with her mom and two siblings, advised the Wall Avenue Journal in 2014 that Catrine impressed her artistry.
“My mom taught us to assume and ask questions,” she advised the outlet including, “My mom cherished the humanities and she or he’d at all times take us into Manhattan to see Shakespeare or march us by way of the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork.”
The 2-time Grammy winner, who is understood for her love of shiny colours, mentioned, “My mom was into interior-decorating books and we frequently modified the colour of our bed room. At one level it was pink. One other time it was the colour of sand — my mom by no means known as it beige.”
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So Catrine was a transparent candidate to play a mom in her daughter’s music movies similar to “Women Simply Wish to Have Enjoyable” in 1983. Performing underneath the stage identify “Catrine Dominique,” she performed an exasperated mother ready for Cyndi to come back house after a wild outing.
In keeping with Selection, in January the video acquired greater than 1 billion YouTube views because it was posted in 2009.
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Catrine additionally appeared in Cyndi’s “Time After Time” music video (from the identical album), enjoying the singer’s sick mom.
And within the video for Cyndi’s track “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Sufficient” which was included on the soundtrack for the 1985 movie “The Goonies,” Catrine once more performed mother.
In September, Cyndi thanked her mom for supporting her profession.
“My mother was in each video she probably could possibly be in with me,” she wrote on Instagram. “She could not have totally recognized what she was getting herself into, however she needed to be there for me. We had a lot enjoyable. Thanks, Mother. I like you a lot. Blissful birthday!”