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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.”
How did Edith Piaf die?
Edith Piaf's death was caused by liver cancer.
Piaf drifted in and out of consciousness for several months. She died at age 47 on October 10, 1963, at her villa on the French Riviera in Plascassier (Grasse). The cause of death is believed to be liver failure due to liver cancer and cirrhosis, though no autopsy was performed.
|Cause of death||Liver Cancer|
|Age of death||47 years|
|Birthday||December 19, 1915|
|Death date||October 11, 1963|
|Place of death||Plascassier, Grasse, France|
|Place of burial||Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France|
"If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away."Edith Piaf
"To sing is to bring to life; impossible if the words are mediocre, however good the music."Edith Piaf
"Death does not exist."Edith Piaf
"As far as I'm concerned, love means fighting, big fat lies, and a couple of slaps across the face."Edith Piaf
"I'd like to see one person - just one - who would own up to having been a coward."Edith Piaf