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  1. Almanac for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Sagittarius. They include women's suffrage leader Mary Livermore in 1820; novelist Eleanor Porter in 1868; baseball Hall of Fame member Ford Frick in 1894; British actor Ralph Richardson in 1902; Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev in 1906; French dramatist Jean Genet, a pioneer in the theater of the absurd, in 1910; French singer Edith Piaf in 1915; country singer Little Jimmy Dickens in 1920 ; actor Cicely Tyson in 1933 ; baseball Hall of Fame member Al Kaline in 1934 ; folk singer Phil Ochs in 1940; former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in 1941 ; British rock musician Alvin Lee in 1944; bluegrass musician John McEuen in 1945 ; actors Tim Reid in 1944 , Robert Urich in 1946, Jennifer Beals in 1963 , Robert MacNaughton in 1966 , Alyssa Milano in 1972 and Jake Gyllenhaal in 1980 .

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  2. Review: 'Grace of Monaco' biopic could be betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | ABS-CBN News

    ... a big splash a few years back with his another biopic "La Vie En Rose" which was about the tortured French artist Edith Piaf. However, he could only do so much with the less compelling script he had for this project. I am sure there is more to the ...

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  3. Point of View: Stiff Upper QuipRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The East Hampton Star

    ... loved, laughed, and left." Which reminds me of Chris Walsh's "Relay" column last week in which he quoted from Edith Piaf's "Je ne Regrette Rien," which my father and I used to sing with gusto, as well as "Milord." My stepmother and father, mother ...

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  4. Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy claims French documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Hindustan Times

    ... others like Chanel appeared in public with German officers. The film also questions the position taken by singer Edith Piaf and Maurice Chevalier. Coco Chanel was seen as an "asset" by the Nazis as she had connections with influential people. ...

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  5. French flavor for MMF's Thanksgiving concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Manchester Journal

    ... aller?" by Charles Gounod; "Souvenez-vous, Vierge Marie," by Jules Massenet, and three others made popular by Edith Piaf, one of the greatest French cabaret singers and vocalists of her time. Her career began shortly before World War II, but the ...

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  6. Rocky love: Letters by great women are auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Altoona Mirror

    ... She left her book at school, Wednesday. Grace de Monaco." Dated Jan. 5, 1956, the bittersweet letter from singer Edith Piaf is a loving ode to her then-husband Jacques Pills from the clinic where she was undergoing detox after alcohol and morphine ...

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  7. Letters by great women auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... She left her book at school, Wednesday. Grace de Monaco.' Dated Jan. 5, 1956, the bittersweet letter from singer Edith Piaf is a loving ode to her then-husband Jacques Pills from the clinic where she was undergoing detox after alcohol and morphine ...

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  8. Catherine the Great, Brigitte Bardot letters auctioned in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | CBC News

    ... She left her book at school, Wednesday. Grace de Monaco." Dated Jan. 5, 1956, the bittersweet letter from singer Edith Piaf is a loving ode to her then-husband Jacques Pills from the clinic where she was undergoing detox after alcohol and morphine ...

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  9. Classical review: Auckland Choral, Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... easy minimalism with almost unctuously tonal writing, soaring at one point into a theme perilously close to Edith Piaf's Hymne a l'amour . Call me prosaic but, in among the hundreds of words of high-flown philosophy, I would have welcomed a simple ...

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  10. Marion Cotillard "Snapshot in LA" Music VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Hypebeast.com

    Following her musical debut as Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose in 2007, Inception star Marion Cotillard has teamed up with Metronomy frontman Joseph Mount and Villaine for her latest song, "Snapshot in LA." The song fuses graceful French chanson with modern elements and is accompanied by a beautiful music video co-written and co-directed by Eliott Bliss and Cotilliard herself.

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  11. Marion Cotillard hides under a Pharrell-style hat for a trip through the airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... onto the international stage with the release of 2007's La Vie En Rose, in which she played the legendary singer, Edith Piaf. Her French-language performance in the film earned Marion a Best Actress Academy Award, plus similar honours from the ...

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  12. Oakland: Latin vocalist to perform at Jazz at the ChimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... arranger, educator and producer. Her vocal sound and expression are reminiscent of those of French cabaret singer Edith Piaf and American jazz singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone. According to Marquez, her Jazz at the Chimes concert will be ...

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  13. Durban Boardwalk - October 28, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    ... For further information call 082 422 6865. THE RHUMBELOW THEATRE (Umbilo and PMB): After the huge success of her Edith Piaf production, Daniele Pascal presents Pascal Sings Brel. In the Francophone world, Brel has left an enduring influence on music ...

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  14. BWW Reviews: Rising Star Maxine Linehan Again Displays Her Beautiful...Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Porter 's "I Love Paris" from Can Can ; was positively commanding on both the English and French lyrics on the Edith Piaf classic "Hymne a l'amour; was stirring on a marvelous Celtic-style arrangement of the Irish anthem "Danny Boy," and on what ...

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  15. Uplifting and a joy to watchRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... the lines of: 'Wow!' Starting the show in the dark, a small penguin appeared above a curtain singing along to Edith Piaf's Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien. He (or maybe it was a lady penguin), was then replaced in the sing-a-long by a bust of Jesus, before ...

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  16. Gloucester Daily Times, Mass., Gail McCarthy columnRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... a new artist who is having so much fun with my voice. I'm the woman I wanted to be when I was 16 and going for Edith Piaf. It's me -- I'm back," she said in a press release. Tickets start at . For information and tickets visit: ...

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  17. Guilford house concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... an elegant entre into the romantic world of French chanson. Her passionate interpretations of classic from Edith Piaf and Jaques Brel, along with newer artists like Zaz, are as authentic as any you will find today. Claire not only sings with a ...

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  18. Oscars: Belgium Picks 'Two Days, One Night' for Foreign-Language CategoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... nom off of Cotillard's searing performance. The French star won an best actress Oscar in 2008 for playing singer Edith Piaf in Olivier Dahan 's La vie en Rose . Belgium has submitted films by the Dardenne brothers for the Oscar campaign before but ...

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  19. Belgium Picks 'Two Days, One Night' as Foreign Language SubmissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... nom off of Cotillard's searing performance. The French star won an best actress Oscar in 2008 for playing singer Edith Piaf in Olivier Dahan 's La vie en Rose . Belgium has submitted films by the Dardenne brothers for the Oscar campaign before but ...

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  20. Actress who underwent therapy in Aylesbury brings sell-out show to WatersideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Bucks Herald

    A woman who underwent rehabilitation at a therapeutic centre in Aylesbury is returning to the town to perform for one night only. Laurene Hope is performing the show Piaf: Love Conquers All, based on the story of the French cabaret singer Edith Piaf in the Second Space at the Waterside Theatre.

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