Étiquette : paris history

In pictures: In the footsteps of Édith Piaf around Eastern Paris

The destiny of Édith Piaf, born in Paris’ 20th arrondissement, is intimately linked to the French capital. After a poor childhood in the Belleville neigborhood, the artist saw her career take off in local cabarets as she soon became the most famous voice in Chanson française.

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