French actress Marion Cotillard has starred in over 40 films in her career, winning, among many other accolades, the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose. And now she can add another title to her successful career: that of "non-feminist." In... More »
Have you ever longed for a full-on immersive Edith Piaf experience? An unfettered 20+ hours of nothing but listening to the leeeeettle sparrow while you thumb dreamily through a deluxe 30-page book that contains a new biography and various...Show More Summary
Madonna and Lady Gaga certainly don’t hold a grudge against each other and that was made obvious when Madonna posted a picture of herself hanging out with Lady Gaga last May. But fans and the media have been certain to keep up some type of feud, even if it’s imaginary. Show More Summary
Lady Gaga belts out an amazing version of the Edith Piaf song “La Vie En Rose” during her concert in Switzerland earlier this week. The 29-year-old singer has been doing a great job over the past year at showing us how truly talented she is and this video is just the latest example. PHOTOS: Check [...]
Piaf would have been proud.
She dressed Edith Piaf and Leslie Caron. She created uniforms for more than a dozen airlines and dressed French traffic police. When she launched a fragrance, she provocatively named it Ma Griffe, which can mean either “my signature” or “my claw” in French. She was a force and a character. She was Carmen de Tommaso, or as she was […]
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, we’re talking about great songs not sung in English. Edith Piaf, “Padam, Padam” (1951) Dressed in a funereal black dress, small and frail as thoughShow More Summary
Lady Gaga took on Edith Piaf’s signature tune “La Vie en Rose” during her weekend concerts with vintage crooner Tony Bennett at the Hollywood Bowl and pulled it off with aplomb. If you need more proof that Tina Fey can enliven any dull awards show, witness her smooch with Amy Schumer while presenting the younger comic with […]
A new TV spot for season 3 of NBC’s Hannibal takes us into Paris and the wonders it holds…if you enjoy cannibalism, that is. The spot is overlain by a rendition of Edith Piaf’s “C’est Un Homme Terrible”, a song that tells of an abusive relationship between a man and woman, possibly hinting at the […]
If it's offbeat revues you're after, make a beeline to the short-run Street Singer: Celebrating the Life of Edith Piaf at 42West Nightclub, and make it fast. Tonight's performance (May 16) is the last, pending a possible return engagement. For...Show More Summary
Marion Cotillard dons a bold ensemble while attending the PIAF Exhibition to celebrate Edith Piaf‘s birth centenary at Bibliotheque Nationale de France on Tuesday (April 14) in Paris, France. Over the weekend, the 39-year-old French actress wear a hooded jacket while grabbing some goodies in New York City. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
Her soaring, emotion-wracked voice remains the defining soundtrack of old, romantic France and her colourful life the stuff of legend. Edith Piaf may have passed away in 1963 but this year -- the year she would have turned 100 -- the memory of "the Little Sparrow" is just as strong as ever and enshrined as one of France's most enduring icons. Show More Summary
This episode on Pretty Little Liars, Alison's trial begins and immediately starts going poorly, 'A' tries to introduce to the liars to a little culture via Edith Piaf music, Hanna Marin is hilariously nonchalant about prison, Tippi the Bird makes a triumphant return, and the girls get a complicated clue from Mona.
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.
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