Piaf: The Definitive Biography

Piaf: The Definitive Biography

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Fine condition.Robson Books,1998.First UK edition-first printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the cover) with Dj(two small creases,nicks and scratches on the Dj cover),both in fine condition.The book is new with a very small colour mark and nick on the outer edges of the pages,a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the pages,light shelf wear on the back of the Dj cover.Foreword by Elizabeth Welch.284pp including Discography,filmography,selected theatre productions,tribute albums,selected british radio biographies,bibliography primary and secondary sources,permissions,index.Price un-clipped. A Scarce and collectable first edition. This is another paragraph Product Description:A tiny, black-clad figure with a scorchingly powerful voice who dominated stages around the world for almost 30 years, the legendary Edith Piaf still reigns supreme more than four decades after her death. In this powerful book, Piaf's amazing rags to riches to story is told with unprecedented detail, honesty, and compassion. Friends, composers, lovers, colleagues, and the father of Piaf's only child have contributed. Skillfully analyzing every aspect of this great artist's life, a vivid portrait is painted of the celebrated chanteuse whose triumphs and tragedies were shared by an adoring public. Illustrated with photographs from the author's collection and containing a complete discography, Piaf also features detailed appendices of her films, plays, and all stage and screen tributes, making this the most comprehensive and up-to-date biography available. Piaf is the ultimate tribute to the undisputed genius of a remarkable woman.