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Edith Piaf, Pere Lachaise, Paris

Edith Piaf
© 1993 A. Slack

“Kid Sparrow”

I’m not sure what I was expecting of Edith Piaf’s grave, given that she was such a Parisian legend, but somehow I was surprised to eventually track down a very unprepossessing tomb with a number of unfamiliar names: “Anita Maillard” (her mother), “Louis Gassion” (her father), “Marcelle Dupont” (her infant daughter), “Theo Lamboukas” (her last husband), and “Madame Lamboukas”, the little sparrow herself…
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