A picture taken on October 9, 2013 shows a painting representing late French singer Edith Piaf displayed in her apartment now turned into a museum in Paris, on the eve of commemorating the 50th anniversary of her death. France's greatest global star Edith Piaf died fifty years ago on October 10, 1963. AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAY
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young Edith Piaf (real name Edith Gassion) here as a child c. 1918
Edith Piaf poses for a studio portrait in 1940 in France.
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Photo of singer Edith Piaf performing
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Photo of Edith Piaf Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
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French singer Edith Piaf (1915 - 1963), affectionately known as the 'Sparrow of Paris'; 'Piaf' translates as 'sparrow'.
Parisian popular singer Edith Piaf (1915 - 1963), performing at the Olympia, Paris.