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Piaf

Edith , real name Edith Giovanna Gassion, known as the Little Sparrow, 1915--63, French singer
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Equally impressed with Carrere are Piaf's long-time collaborators, composer Charles Dumont and singer Germaine Ricord, who have described her skills as being "those of Edith Piaf at the peak of her career.
Christine - who has travelled the world with her Piaf show - admits hearing Edith's voice when she was 14 changed her life and ended up shaping her future.
Piaf started singing on the streets of Paris when she was a child.
Vik's fascination with Piaf came in a roundabout way, starting with the "dark side" of early 20th century European music that she encountered during her years of graduate study at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.
PIAF was pained to note government's failure in improving measures to curb electricity theft, promoting energy conservation, increasing commercial transparency, strengthening regulatory entities and promoting an open and competitive energy market.
Piaf literally "suffered for her art" and was continually heart-broken and tortured, suffering from loneliness, and addictions of the mind and body.
Eve's passion for Piaf developed at a young age, around the dining table in South East France.
Piaf turned to drugs to find comfort and solace, never able to believe that she was indeed loved by countless thousands of fans the world over.
THE songs of Edith Piaf will be brought to life by Eve Loiseau.
AS THE winter refuses to clear the way for warm summer days, the already pleasant evening seemed to take on a whole new character when Geneva- born theatre artiste Nathalie Mentha arrived on the stage as French singing sensation ( and subject of the Oscar- winning film La Vie en Rose) , Edith Piaf.
Piaf, People's Theatre, Newcastle, until Saturday DELVING into the shrouds of mystery that enclosed the life of iconic French singer [ETH]dith Piaf, Pam Gems's dramatic new play portrays the life of the musical and cultural star in uncompromising actuality and authentic ambience.
In 1935, notorious nightclub owner Louis Leplee discovered her, renamed her Edith Piaf (French slang for "sparrow"), and groomed her for the stage.