Published to mark the centenary of Edith Piaf's birth, this biography contains new and shocking revelations about Piaf, drawn from exclusive interviews with those who knew her best--friends, lovers, colleagues, and songwriters. This new book will mean a significant revision to the Piaf myth.
About the Author
French-born David Bret is a leading authority on the French music-hall, and has written books on the subject, besides bestselling biographies of many of the world's greatest show business icons. His range of subjects has been wide--from Gable to Garbo, from Dietrich to Mario Lanza, by way of operatic diva Maria Callas, rock legends Freddie Mercury and Morrissey, screen immortals Rock Hudson and Joan Crawford, British stalwarts George Formby and Gracie Fields, and gay porn icon Joey Stefano.