American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Piaf, Edith Originally Edith Giovanna Gassion. 1915-1963. French cabaret singer. Her best-remembered songs include La Vie en rose and Non, je ne regrette rien.
- n. French cabaret singer (1915-1963)
“Scott Macaulay meets Marion Cotillard, whose outstanding performance as Edith Piaf is the single saving grace of La Vie en Rose.”
“The women in Piaf's life register much more strongly than do the men, with Seigneur and Testud particularly vital.”
“This award for French star Marion Cotillard’s embodiment of Edith Piaf is as well deserved as Daniel Day-Lewis’ for his groundbreaking performance as Daniel Plainview.”
“Wilentz actually compares her to Piaf, which is simply ludicrous -- Ms. Boyle hits the notes all at one volume and smiles most of the way through her sad song, making a single repeated arm gesture.”
“And you get to hear lots and lots of vintage Piaf, which is a very good thing indeed.”
“The restaurant, called Piaf, is draped in lush reds and shimmering gold leaf.”
“Her one-woman shows are titled Piaf: La Vie l'Amour and If I Were Me.”
“Promises, Promises" helmer Rob Ashford will direct "Merrily We Roll Along," with a cast including Daniel Evans ( "Sunday in the Park with George"), while Jamie Lloyd ( "Piaf") directs”
“Edith Piaf in "Piaf" and had a triumphant debut on Broadway in 1996 as Norma Desmond in "Sunset Boulevard," signed copies of her autobiography, "Memories," on Wednesday, September 22, at the Barnes & Noble Lincoln”
“Beersheba Theater of "Piaf," a play about the life of the French chanteuse Edith Piaf, said”
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