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 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.
She was frequently referred to by the nickname “Little Sparrow.”
She married Jacques Pills on September 20, 1952 and, after their divorce in 1956, she remarried Theo Sarapo on October 9, 1962.
In 1944, she discovered Yves Montand in Paris and made him part of her act.
Edith Piaf Age
How old is Edith Piaf? She was born in 1915, she was 108 years old at the time of her death.
Edith Piaf Height & Weight
How tall was Edith Piaf? She stood 4 feet 10 inches (147 cm) tall.
No weight data is available right now.
Edith Piaf Wiki
|108 years old
|December 19, 1915
|Date of Death
|October 11, 1963
|approx. 4 ft 10 in (147 cm)
Quotes by Edith Piaf
Death is the beginning of something.— Edith Piaf
I wouldn’t mind at all coming back to earth after my death.— Edith Piaf
To be successful in my native France, where people speak the same language and understand me, is nothing.— Edith Piaf
If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away.— Edith Piaf
I’d like to see one person – just one – who would own up to having been a coward.— Edith Piaf