At the age of 26, ThAcophanis Lamboukas meets Edith Piaf, in January 1962. He is to become her second husband and the duo will perform her last big hit, aA quoi Asa sert laamour?a When the staras secretary, Claude Figus, introduces them to each other, ThAco is so dazzled by athe Little Sparrowa that he is speechless with emotion. Smitten, Edith confides to Figus, aI want to see your friend again so I can find out whether heas as smart as he is good-looking, because he hasnat said a word all evening.a They are driven to see each other again and Piaf encourages ThAco to take up a career as a singer. She invents his stage name, Sarapo (aI love youa in Greek). They form a couple in life and on the stage, until Piafas death on the 10th October, 1963. ThAco, her last love, joins her seven years later, victim of a car accident. Their wonderful and tragic story is evoked here by Christie Laume; the singeras last months as theyave never been revealed before.`You know there are jobs going in Greece?a#39; `What sort of jobs, exactly, Simone? ` Tourist guides.a#39; Greece appealed to me and awoke in me many emotions, not only because of its incredible beauty, but also because it was where my ancestorsanbsp;...
|Title||:||The last love of Edith Piaf|
|Publisher||:||Archipel - 2014-10-15|