EDITH PIAF (1915-1963)

“France’s National Chanteuse”

4834BD2A-E09B-4647-BA7E-AB7F18617590Known as “the little Sparrow,” Edith Piaf was raised by prostitutes in Paris. She was discovered singing on a street corner and became one of the most recognizable voices of the 20thcentury with songs like ”La vie en rose”, “Milord” and “Non je ne regrette rien.” Years of alcohol abuse and copious amounts of medications, as well as a series of car accidents, led to her death at age 47 in 1963. It’s been said that “she sang herself to death”

(This presentation is approximately 30-40 minutes)