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French cabaret singer (1915-1963)

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From there she discovered the French music of the same era, which gave rise to the cabaret music - and inimitable style - of [ETH]dith Piaf.
The old adage, "The show must go on," is certainly something I can relate to, although Piaf suffered far greater and risked more than most artists.
Piaf - The Songs is at the Richard Burton Theatre, RWCMD, Cardiff, on Thursday, January 24.
Piaf - The Songs is at the Richard Burton Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff on Thursday, January 24.
Edith Piaf has become synonymous with French Cabaret of the 1940s & 50s and remains France's most popular singer.
Directed by Pino Di Buduo from Italy's Teatro Potlach theatre company, the musical performance, Tribute to Edith Piaf, saw Joao Cravinho, Ambassador of the European Union, and his Thai counterpart, Pisan Manawapat, joining members of the Swiss Embassy, even as the ageless model Jesse Randhawa stood proud and tall with her choreographer husband Sandeep Soparrkar and danseuse Sonal Mansingh, and bureaucrat- danseuse Shovana Narayan and her husband Herbert Traxl caught up with friends.
The plot follows the life of the singer from her childhood in poverty to her discovery by club owner Louis Leple, who nicknamed her Piaf (Sparrow) because of her extreme nervousness and petite height.
She also deftly positions Piaf in the events of her time.
THE People's theatre in Newcastle are seeking a baby grand piano for a production of Piaf.
French singer Piaf - known as the Little Sparrow - also bagged the fourth spot, with La Vie En Rose.
Martha's brother Rufus has sung from Judy Garland's catalogue, and after staging three concerts in New York that featured the music of Edith Piaf, Martha followed up with this recording.
The recent Academy Award-winning film La Vie en Rose has renewed interest in the iconic singer Edith Piaf and how she influenced an entire generation of French performers such as Yves Montand and Charles Aznavour.
For some, the Oscar winning movie 'La Vie en Rose' documenting the life of French singer Edith Piaf was their first taste of the little sparrow's magnificent voice.
EDITH PIAF doesn't shift many albums in the UK these days, but in France - 44 years after her death - she's still an icon.