Tag Archives: La Vie en Rose

Non, je ne regrette rien

French singer and national icon Édith Piaf was born on December 19, 1915 in Belleville, one of the roughest parts of Paris. Her real name was Édith Giovanna Gassion, but she was more commonly known as La Môme Piaf, or … Continue reading

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Voir la vie en rose

French actress, singer, and former model Emmanuelle Seigner was born on June 22, 1966. She started modeling at age 14 and capitalized on her appearance when she made the switch to films. She was in one of my favorite movies … Continue reading

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Si ça vous chante

On January 26, 2011, French chanteuse Mireille Mathieu was made an Officer of the Legion d’Honneur. In a career spanning four decades, she has recorded 1,200 songs and sold 120 million albums. She was the oldest of fourteen children, born to … Continue reading

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