Item description for Piaf: A Passionate Life by David Bret...
A tiny, black-clad figure with a scorchingly powerful voice who dominated stages around the world for almost 30 years, the legendary Edith Piaf still reigns supreme more than four decades after her death. In this powerful book, Britain's foremost authority on the French music hall tells Piaf's amazing rags to riches to story with unprecedented detail, honesty, and compassion. Friends, composers, lovers, colleagues, and the father of Piaf's only child have contributed. Skillfully analyzing every aspect of this great artist's life, a vivid portrait is painted of the celebrated chanteuse whose triumphs and tragedies were shared by an adoring public. Illustrated with photographs from the author's collection and containing a complete discography, Piaf also features detailed appendices of her films, plays, and all stage and screen tributes, making this the most comprehensive and up-to-date biography available. Piaf is the ultimate tribute to the undisputed genius of a remarkable woman.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.6" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Apr 28, 2008
Publisher Aurum Press
ISBN 1906217203 ISBN13 9781906217204
Availability 0 units.
More About David Bret
David Bret was born in Paris. His acclaimed books include biographies of Marlene Dietrich, Morrissey, Freddie Mercury and Edith Piaf among many others.