The iconic ballad, performed by the character of Fantine in Les Miz, features music by Claude-Michel Schonberg and original French lyrics by Alain Boublil. The song was later translated into English by Herbert Kretzmer, and features orchestrations by John Cameron.
Anne Hathaway in the film:
Randy Graff, who starred as Fantine on Broadway:
Linda Eder sings "I Dreamed a Dream."
Elinor O'Connell on "The Tonight Show."
Jacquelyn Piro Donovan.
Patti LuPone, who starred in the original London production:
Audio of Rose Laurens, who played Fantine in the original French production:
Ruthie Henshall in the 10th anniversary concert:
Lea Salonga in the 25th anniversary concert:
Melora Hardin at the Hollywood Bowl:
Susan Boyle on "Britain's Got Talent":
Audio of Michael Crawford:
Audio of Neil Diamond: