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Édith Piaf


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édith Piaf a.k.a. Édith Piaf was a French cabaret singer who became widely regarded as France's national diva, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her music was often autobiographical with her singing reflecting her life, with her specialty being of chanson and ballads, particularly of love, loss and sorrow. Among her songs are "La Vie en rose", "Non, je ne regrette rien", "Hymne à l'amour", "Milord", "La Foule", "l'Accordéoniste", and "Padam ... Padam ...".

  • also known as Edith Giovanna Gassion, Idith Piaf, Edit Piaf, Edith Piaf, Édith Giovanna Gassion, The Little Sparrow, Édith Giovanna Gassion, Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau, La Môme Piaf, The French Billie Holiday, Edith Gassion, La Mome Piaf, Kid Sparrow, La vie en rose, Small bird, Édith Lamboukas, Édith Pills, Édith Gassion, The Waif Sparrow
  • born on (100 years ago) in Belleville, Paris, child of Annetta Giovanna Maillard and Louis-Alphonse Gassion
  • ethnicity: French people, Kabyle people
  • nationality: France
  • religion: Catholicism
  • profession: Singer, songwriter, actor
  • member of musical groups:
  • spouses:
    • Marriage with Jacques Pills between and (3 years)
    • Marriage with Theophanis Lamboukas between and (1 year)
    • Domestic partnership with Yves Montand between and (2 years)
    • Domestic partnership with Louis Dupont between and
  • parent of Marcelle Dupont
  • died on (52 years ago) in Alpes-Maritimes of cancer
  • buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery
  • genres: Torch song, Cabaret, Chanson
  • albums: "L'Hymne à l'amour", "L'Intégrale 1936-1945", "25ème anniversaire, Volume 1", "The Voice of the Sparrow: The Very Best of Édith Piaf", "L'Homme à la moto", "La Vie en rose", "L'immortelle", "La Légende", "The Legendary Édith Piaf", "The Best of Édith Piaf: La Vie en rose", "Essential: Masters of Jazz", "The Edith Piaf Gold Collection", "Éternelle", "Les Amants de Paris", "Love and Passion", "Master Serie" (disc 2), "Une voix inoubliable", "20 'French' Hit Singles", "20 Chansons d'or", "25e Anniversaire, Volume 2", "30e anniversaire: L'integrale 1946-1963" (disc 03: Bravo pour le Clown), "30e Anniversaire", "35e Anniversaire", "35ème Anniversaire", "At the Paris Olympia", "Chansons des cinéma et théatre 1941 - 1962", "Edith Piaf Selection", "Edith Piaf", "Embrasse-moi", "Enregistrements exclusifs Europe 1", "Enregistrements publics", "Dejavu Retro Gold Collection", "Grand Collection", "L'essentiel", "L'Intégrale 1943-1963 - La Foule", "L'intégrale 1946-1963", "La Rue aux chansons", "La Vie en Piaf" (disc 1), "Legends of the 20th Century: Edith Piaf", "Les meilleurs", "Mon légionnaire", "Non, je ne regrette rien", "Premières chansons", "Songs of a Sparrow", "Exodus / C'est l'amour", "The Early Years/1936, Volume 1", "The Early Years/1937-1938, Volume 2", "The Early Years/1947-1948, Volume 4"
  • written works: "The wheel of fortune", "Moi pour toi"
  • filmography:
  • award: - Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "La Vie en rose"


édith Piaf a.k.a. Edith Piaf is a fictional character from La Vie En Rose.


"édith Piaf" a.k.a. "Edith Piaf" is a short film, directed by Peter Graham and written by Peter Graham & Theodora Olembert.


  1. "édith Piaf" a.k.a. "Edith Piaf" is a 1999 compilation album by Édith Piaf.
    • also known as Édith Piaf
    • artist: Édith Piaf
    • released in (17 years ago)
  2. "édith Piaf" a.k.a. "Edith Piaf" is a 1989 compilation album by Edith Piaf.
  3. "édith Piaf" a.k.a. "Edith Piaf" is a compilation album by Édith Piaf.
  4. "édith Piaf" a.k.a. "Edith Piaf" is a 2003 compilation album by Édith Piaf.
    • artist: Édith Piaf
    • released on (12 years ago)
  5. "édith Piaf" a.k.a. "Edith Piaf" is a composition.
  6. "édith Piaf" a.k.a. "Edith Piaf" is a compilation album by Édith Piaf.

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I've been thinking about Jesus. Don't you find it a bit strange that, since He was living with His family and all, He up and left them just when they needed him most? (Edith Piaf)
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