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  1. Charles Aznavour Turns 91 TodayRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Groong

    ... earned a sturdy reputation composing street-styled songs for other established musicians and singers, notably Edith Piaf, for whom he wrote the French version of the American hit "Jezebel". Heavily encouraged by her, he toured with her as both an ...

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  2. Photo Flash: Adrienne Haan Performs at Gallery NeueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... from 1920s Berlin to recent Broadway while singing Klezmer / Hebrew music, French chansons by Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf , American Songbook favorites, and beloved Broadway show tunes in five different languages. The success of her Washington ...

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  3. Evanston Singer Megon McDonough to Perform at Skokie Theater May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Patch.com

    ... on a musical journey of her four-decade career, starting with her early influences -- the Beatles, Carole King, Edith Piaf, and Patsy Cline -- followed by some of Megon's own folk songs, ranging from hilarious (such as the ones she recorded with the ...

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  4. it Was a Very Good Year Set for Weill Recital Hall, 6/9Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Seven outstanding vocalists, songwriters, and musicians born in 1915 will be honored at Weill Recital Hall on Tuesday, June 9th, at 7:30 p.m., when The Mabel Mercer Foundation presents the annual concert, "It Was A Very Good Year." Cohosted by the Foundation's artistic director KT Sullivan and the distinguished critic Rex Reed , the one-night-only event celebrates the centennial birthdays of Alice Fay e , Billie Holiday , Bart Howard , Edith Piaf , Frank Sinatra , Billy Strayhorn , and Cy Walter .

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  5. Je t'aime: The Story of French Song with Petula Clark | Tonight's TV PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    "I want to make people cry," stated Edith Piaf, "even when they don't understand my words." Ed Miliband was similar, except people cried even when they did understand them.

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  6. The cream puff who conquered ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Patachou was a French chanteuse of the postwar period who, with stars such as Edith Piaf and Georges Brassens, provided the musical soundtrack for 1950s Paris. Patachou was a French chanteuse of the postwar period who, with stars such as Edith Piaf and Georges Brassens, provided the musical soundtrack for 1950s Paris.

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  7. Summer Music: the Apollo Saxophone Quartet which also celebrates its 30th anniversary this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... Second World War, and the bicentenary of Waterloo in 1815. The centenary of the birth of French cabaret singer Edith Piaf in December 1915 and its connection to the execution of British nurse Edith Cavell is marked in a concert at Zeffirellis on ...

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  8. Myriam Phiro to Perform at The Metropolitan Room This SummerRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Myriam Phiro guides us through the decadent world of Edith Piaf using her timeless songs to retell the life of this iconic performer. Accompanied by a traditional musette band and multi-disciplinary backup singers, Ms.

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  9. Xavier Dolan casts Marion Cotillard, Le - a Seydoux and Vincent Cassel in new filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | CBC News

    ... World (Juste La Fin Du Monde). Cotillard won a best actress Oscar for her portrayal of legendary French singer Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose. Seydoux, who is set to appear in the latest James Bond movie Spectre, won critical acclaim for her role in ...

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  10. Kurt Elling to Celebrate New Album Passion World at Birdland, 6/10-13Read the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... using songs rooted in Iceland (Bjork's "Who Is It") to Ireland (U2's "Where The Streets Have No Name"), France ( Edith Piaf 's "La Vie En Rose") to Brazil ( Dorival Caymmi 's "Voc J Foi Bahia?") and beyond, to explore the passionate forces that ...

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  11. Charles Aznavour singing in MoscowRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Arka News Agency

    ... Aznavour's songs were performed by Elton John, Bob Dylan, Sting, Placido Domingo, Celin Dion, Julio Iglesias, Edith Piaf, Liza Minnelli, Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Laura Pausini, Andrea Bocelli, Serge Gensburg and many others. As an actor, Charles ...

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  12. Fine Italian food and French music: A night out for momsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Northern Life

    ... hors d'oeuvres and a three-course meal. The show begins at 8:30 p.m. "Cafe Piaf" tells the story of French singer Edith Piaf and her tale of courage, resilience and realism. Pandora Topp, who will be performing the vocals, has been an inseparable ...

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  13. Edith Piaf's centenary celebrated in exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Edith Piaf may have passed away in 1963 but this year, the year she would have turned 100, the memory of "the Little Sparrow" is just as strong as ever and enshrined as one of France's most enduring icons. A new Paris exhibition dedicated to Piaf has recently opened, offering tourists and the French alike an in-depth look at the woman who became a figurehead of a nation, and a postwar international star.

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  14. French film festival COLCOA, seeing the small picture, adds TV fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... to Marion Cotillard when she appeared in "La Vie En Rose." She went on to win the lead actress Oscar as singer Edith Piaf. The festival will feature films from such veteran directors as Jean Becker ("Get Well Soon"), Patrice Leconte ("Do Not ...

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  15. 100 years after her birth, Edith Piaf is still France's soundtrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Her soaring, emotion-wracked voice remains the defining soundtrack of old, romantic France and her colourful life the stuff of legend. Edith Piaf may have passed away in 1963 but this year -- the year she would have turned 100 -- the memory of "The Little Sparrow" is just as strong as ever and enshrined as one of France's most enduring icons.

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  16. Paris commemorates PiafRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    An exhibition dedicated to French singer Edith Piaf, whose ballads of love and sorrow made her an international star, has opened in Paris to mark 100 years since her birth. An exhibition dedicated to French singer Edith Piaf, whose ballads of love and sorrow made her an international star, has opened in Paris to mark 100 years since her birth.

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  17. Adrienne Haan Debuts New Show at The Cutting Room TonightRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... A Robert R. Blume (Drama Desk Awards) production, Rock Le Cabaret! takes French chansons by Jacques Brel , Edith Piaf and Charles Aznavour , and adds an all new modern interpretation with a five-piece rock band. Known for her "great voice" and as a ...

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  18. Paris commemorates Edith Piaf's centenary with exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Reuters

    She was known as the little sparrow, her powerful voice singing about the men in her life and her beloved Paris. Edith Piaf, an international icon in the 1940s and 50s is honored in a new exhibit at the National Library in the French capital to mark the centenary of her birth.

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  19. Paris marks Piaf's centenary with exhibitionRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Buenos Aires Herald

    A picture taken at the bibliotheque nationale de France in Paris shows works of art displayed in the exhibition on the French singer Edith Piaf. An exhibition dedicated to French singer Edith Piaf, whose ballads of love and sorrow made her an international star, has opened in Paris to mark 100 years since her birth.

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  20. Women in Music Gala celebrates Edith PiafRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    On Saturday, April 18, Friends of Music at Guilford's celebration of Women in Music is its signature annual fundraiser. Patrons will enjoy a generous buffet of hearty hors d'oeuvres and salads between 6 and 7 p.m. This year's concert then features vocalist Jessica Gelter and pianist Ken Olsson in a centennial tribute to legendary chanteuse Edith Piaf .

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