Édith Piaf is best known as Singer, Songwriter, Cabaret Performer, Film Actress who has an estimated Net Worth of $20 Million. French singer best know for her Grammy Hall of Fame-inducted classic, “La Vie en Rose.” She was portrayed by Marion Cotillard in the 2007 film of the same name. She was born on December 19,1915, Paris, France. She was frequently referred to by the nickname “Little Sparrow.” She was raised by prostitutes who worked at her mother's brothel. She worked as a street singer after having her first daughter when she was seventeen. In 1944, she discovered Yves Montand in Paris and made him part of her act. She married Jacques Pills on September 20, 1952 and, after their divorce in 1956, she remarried Theo Sarapo on October 9, 1962. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
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Édith Piaf, La Môme Piaf (The Little Sparrow), The French Billie Holiday
Édith Giovanna Gassion
Singer, Songwriter, Cabaret Performer, Film Actress
Édith Piaf was managed by Louis Leplee, her first manager.
Father – Louis Alphonse Gassion (Singer, Street Performer of Acrobats)
Others – Simone “Mômone” Berteaut (Half-Sister), Denise Gassion (Younger Half-Sister), Victor Alphonse Gassion (Paternal Grandfather) (Horseman in the circus), Pierre François Gassion (Paternal Great Grandfather), Augustine Duval (Paternal Great Grandmother), Louise Léontine Deschamps (Paternal Grandmother), Louis François Descamps (Paternal Great Grandfather), Elisabeth Lucier (Paternal Great Grandmother), Auguste Eugène Maillard (Maternal Grandfather), Stanislas Maillard (Maternal Great Grandfather), Marie Victorine Crétois (Maternal Great Grandmother), Emma Saïd ben Mohamed (Maternal Grandmother), Saïd ben Mohamed (Maternal Great Grandfather), Margarita Bracco (Maternal Great Grandmother)
Cabaret, Torch songs, Chanson, Musical theatre
Pathé Records, Capitol Records/EMI (US and Canada), Parlophone/WEA