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Edith Piaf
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: Laurent Poret
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Laurent Poret

The legend that emerged from a journalist's imagination, and maintained by Piaf, gave birth to it on 19 December 1915 in Paris, at 72, rue de Belleville, in the
Édith Piaf
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: David Looseley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-28 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

The world-famous French singer Édith Piaf (1915-63) was never just a singer. This book suggests new ways of understanding her, her myth and her meanings over t
Language: en
Pages: 70
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972-08-11 - Publisher:

LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at, the largest, most amazing collection of prof
No Regrets
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Carolyn Burke
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-01 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

&“Sympathetic . . . captivating . . . highly effective.&” —Graham Robb, New York Review of Books &“Concise and gracefully written. . . . Burke surveys a
Chanteuse in the City
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Kelley Conway
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Long before Edith Piaf sang La vie en rose, her predecessors took to the stage of the belle epoque music hall, singing of female desire, the treachery of men, t
Biographical Plays About Famous Artists
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-02 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Since the late 1970s, more than 200 biographical plays about famous artists (composers, fine artists, poets, actors etc.) were written and staged in the United
The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music
Language: en
Pages: 848
Authors: John Butt
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-08-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

"Music" referred only to the artistic, classical tradition of Western Europe and North America at the beginning of the twentieth century. However, several diffe
Eccentric France
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Piers Letcher
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

So you think eccentric France means frogs' legs and pigs' trotters? Think again. Piers Letcher takes you to places where you can feast on forgotten vegetables,
Famous Last Words
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Alan Bisbort
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Pomegranate

Whether Inspiring, Incomprehensible, insightful, bleak, or absurd, last words can be spoken by the living as well as the dying. Among the dying, last words are
The Pilgrim Traveller
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Mary Elaine Friend
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-24 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

This book is a collection of inspirational travel stories that span 17 years of travel by the author, including human interest stories of people she met. In a s