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by David Bret
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Analysing every aspect of the artiste's life, Bret paints a vivid portrait of the celebrated chanteuse. Originally published: London: Robson, 1998. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Piaf: A Passionate Life, by David Bret, Robson Books, 1998, revised JR Books, 2007. Marlene, My Friend, by David Bret, Robson Books, 1993. Dietrich dedicates a whole chapter to her friendship with Piaf.
Childhood & Early Life. A biography on her life was written by David Bret called ‘Piaf, A Passionate Life’. Her father was Louis-Alphonse Gassion, a street acrobat from Normandy and her mother was Annetta Giovanna Maillard, a cafe singer from Italy.
But David Park is interested in the big picture. This excellent book surveys the history of our attempts to see the cosmos and our place in it as a coherent whole. As a species we're evidently very skilled at building such "grand contraptions". Not much context for her art, no perspective on French history, none about the uniquely Parisian origins of her realist métier. Oh! Père Lachaise, by Jim Yates, Édition d’Amèlie 2007, ISBN 978-555836-0-5. Piaf and Oscar Wilde meet in a pink-tinted Parisian Purgatory
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