This time I want to enlighten you with Edith Piaf. Elle était une chanteuse extraordinaire, merveilleuse et miraculeuse! One of her quotes was: I want to make people cry even when they don’t understand my words.
Once, in my childhood, one of the friends of my father brought Edith Piaf’s CD from France to my father. Probably, first time I saw the name of this legendary singer. Tell the truth I was not impressed at that time. But at that time, I was a child and my music tastes are quite different than the past. Now, Edith Piaf is a genius in my eyes, she is an exemplary singer and one of the best of the 20th century of all of the world.
She was born in 1915. Her life was always tumultuous since her childhood. Her mother left her at her birth and several dramas followed her life always. Personally, I found more preferable to talk about more about her career rather than her personal life. When she was young, she sang mainly in the streets. She was discovered by nightclub owner Louis Leplée. Then she had some problems, but despite this her voice was a divine talent which was granted by God and Edith Piaf gained recognition.
She was not only performing songs in France, but also she gave concert tours in USA and in South America. She continued sang songs professionally nearly until the end of her life. She had 3 fatal car-accidents and alcohol and morphine addictions accompanied along with them as a chain. She died when she was only 47 in 1963.
Now, I would like to talk about her songs. Padam, padam; La Vie En Rose; Je ne regrette rien; La foule and others are her masterpieces which she brought to the music history!
La Môme(2007) was one of the movies which was dedicated to the life of Edith Piaf. Marion Cotillard portrayed her in this move and received Oscar for being best actress. Her song La Vie En Rose( The life in pink) won a Grammy Hall of Fame award in 1998.
Anyway, life is full of negative challenges. And every person has negative dispositions. There is not any perfect human in this world, and it is better to accept everyone as much as we can. Thus, listen to Edith Piaf, enlighten your musical point of view and penetrate to your dreamland, wonderland! Don’t forget increase the music until the highest volume, then you will feel music not only in your mind, but also in your veins and in your heart, and don’t forget to sing and dance La Vie En Rose with your loved one. :)(girlfriend/boyfriend)