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Édith Piaf (1915 – 1963); was a French cabaret singer, songwriter, and actress who became widely regarded as France's national chanteuse, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her music was often autobiographical with her singing reflecting her life, and her specialty being chanson and torch ballads, particularly of love, loss and sorrow.
The author, Simone Beteaut was Edith Piaf's half-sister and lifelong partner in mischief when they sang for tips in the streets, squares, cafés, and military camps, while living in a succession of cheap, squalid hotels during Piaf's early years.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
Title: Piaf: A Biography
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row,: 1972.
ISBN Number: 0060103132
ISBN Number 13: 9780060103132
Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
Book Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.
Size: 8vo; 488 pages with index, illustrations.
lb: 3.00 lb
Seller ID: 008896