Photographed at Edith Piaf's funeral in 1963. "Dietrich's family raised her to follow the Lutheran religion, but she lost her faith due to battlefront experiences during her time with the US Army as an entertainer, after hearing preachers from both sides invoking God as their support." Via Vintage Blog and Marlene Dietrich, the Last Goddess.
TravelbyArt (free with one in-app purchase) is a unique iPhone app designed for seeing Paris through the eyes of some of the artists who worked there. The app contains detailed looks at the lives of Ernest Hemingway, Edith Piaf and Pablo Picasso...
Last month, Ute Lemper, the famed singer and interpreter of works by Kurt Weill, Jacques Brel, Edith Piaf and more, extended her repertoire with the release of her latest album, "Forever: The Love Poems of Pablo Neruda." Recently set...Show More Summary
Comedian Jim Daly has turned Arsenal's less-than-funny season into a funny parody of Edith Piaf's "Je Ne Regrette Rien." "Arsene Wenger " sings the song while leaning on classic Wenger -isms such as lamenting injuries, praising Arsenal's style of play and lamenting decisions that went against Arsenal. [101 Great Goals] Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
Internet funnyman Jim Daly has produced a send-up video poking fun at Arsene Wenger’s notorious stubbornness. Daly impersonates Wenger singing Edith Piaf’s ‘Je Ne Regrette Rien’, donning a (white?) wig, and later a marine’s shirt and glass of wine prop. Making light of (the perception of) Wenger’sinsistence on pretty football over trophies, Daly shows Wenger at [...]
Olivier Dahan last directed La Vie en Rose, the overwrought biopic that skipped between every traumatic moment of Edith Piaf’s… Read More
Somewhere between Cannes and Nice, in France's Côte D'Azur, sits this five-acre plot once owned by Edith Piaf, France's world-renown, skinny-eyebrowed chanteuse, an icon probably best known for singing "La Vie en...
In 1963 I loved the Beatles because my parents did not; I loved Peter Paul and Mary, The Seekers and Mamas and Papas because protest-laden folk songs were very cool, and I adored Edith Piaf.Édith Piaf Gassion (1915 –1963) was born in Paris. Show More Summary
by Alex Balk If Edith Piaf were alive today she would be touring the country singing this song and only this song each night live for four hours straight before shooting a perfectly-formed arc of spit out at the front row and then storming off the stage. Show More Summary
It's 50 years since she died and Paris still feels a bit more like Paris with Edith Piaf playing in the background. It was hard not to hear that unmistakeable sound on Thursday as radio stations marked the anniversary by playing herShow More Summary
Opulence of Monaco in 1962 recreated by director who made Edith Piaf film, La Vie En Rose Video LAST UPDATED AT 16:35 ON Mon 16 Sep 2013 AT LAST, a trailer offers a glimpse of Nicole Kidman's much-anticipated turn as Grace Kelly in Grace...Show More Summary
There are those who embrace fame, and others who are simply repelled by it. Henri, Le Chat Noir, seems to have perfectly straddled both.
Edith Piaf is no doubt one of France's greatest "gifts," with her magical voice and presence. There are few who haven't heard and fallen in love with songs like "La Vie en Rose" and "Non, je ne regrette rien." She is most certainly one-of-a-kind.
PARIS -- Georges Moustaki, an Egyptian-born composer, singer and poet who wrote songs for Edith Piaf and other French stars, has died at age 79....
A new play about Wales' answer to Edith Piaf opened last week at Sherman Cymru and has so far received standing ovations from audiences.
Jarboe appears regularly around Philly in performance as Edith Piaf and then there are those James Bond sex parodies by the Beardeds at the Wilma Theater. The Ladies are not only talented singers and comic actors, they put political satire back in cabaret.
Edith Piaf comes to life onstage through the multi-faceted talents of Milwaukee veteran performer Leslie Fitzwater, who wrote and performs in this one actor show. Director Jim Butchart has kept the staging simple, and the 4-piece band supports Fitzwater's captivating vocals throughout the evening. (read more...)
The first time most Americans discovered French actress Marion Cotillard was when she played Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose, a performance that took her all the way to Oscar night where she won the Oscar, making her the first French actress to do so in nearly 50 years. Show More Summary
Paris gets down. Everything from Brazilian funk, jazz, hip-hop and R&B can be grooved to, along with your more traditional Edith Piaf. If you'll be headed to Paris for the holidays, try hitting up some of these spots.