Édith Piaf

1915 - 1963

Édith Piaf

Édith Piaf (UK: , US: ; French: [edit pjaf] (listen); born Édith Giovanna Gassion, French: [edit dʒɔvana ɡasjɔ̃]; 19 December 1915 – 10 October 1963) was a French singer-songwriter, cabaret performer and film actress noted as France's national chanteuse and one of the country's most widely known international stars.Piaf's music was often autobiographical and she specialized in chanson and torch ballads about love, loss and sorrow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Édith Piaf has received more than 4,217,506 page views. Her biography is available in 118 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 2nd most popular singer.

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  • 118

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  • 9.77

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  • 4.47

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Among singers, Édith Piaf ranks 2 out of 3,001Before her are Elvis Presley. After her are Janis Joplin, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, Dalida, Frank Sinatra, Charles Aznavour, David Bowie, Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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Among people born in 1915, Édith Piaf ranks 1After her are Augusto Pinochet, Frank Sinatra, Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Roland Barthes, Vasily Zaitsev, Moshe Dayan, David Rockefeller, Orson Welles, Arthur Miller, and Yitzhak Shamir. Among people deceased in 1963, Édith Piaf ranks 2Before her is John F. Kennedy. After her are Pope John XXIII, Robert Frost, Jean Cocteau, Georges Braque, Aldous Huxley, Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, C. S. Lewis, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Nâzım Hikmet.

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In France

Among people born in France, Édith Piaf ranks 33 out of 4,109Before her are Stendhal (1783), Marcel Proust (1871), Antoine Lavoisier (1743), Louis XV of France (1710), Henry IV of France (1553), and Alain Delon (1935). After her are Émile Zola (1840), Simone de Beauvoir (1908), Denis Diderot (1713), Édouard Manet (1832), Auguste Comte (1798), and Émile Durkheim (1858).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Édith Piaf ranks 1After her are Charles Aznavour (1924), Serge Gainsbourg (1928), Mireille Mathieu (1946), Johnny Hallyday (1943), Carlos Gardel (1890), France Gall (1947), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Françoise Hardy (1944), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Georges Brassens (1921), and Manu Chao (1961).

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