Relationship History

Theo Sarapo



Jacques Pills


marriage 1952
divorce 1956

Marcel Cerdan


relationship began after 1933
until 27 Oct 1949

Louis Dupont


1 child together

relationship began about 1931
until before 1949

Edith Piaf

Famously sang La Vie En Rose and Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien
Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf Bio Details

Full name

Edith Giovanna Lamboukas

Maiden name

Édith Giovanna Gassion

Also known as

The Little Sparrow





Date of birth

19 Dec 1915

Birth place

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of death:

11 Oct 1963

Place of death

Grasse, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Cause of death

Liver Cancer



What's In A Name?

Edith was named after the British WWI nurse who was executed for helping French soldiers escape from the German forces. 

A Class Act

During WWII, Piaf would only sing for French POWs, and even aided a number of them in their escapes.

Edith Piaf Children

Marcelle Dupont


Marcelle Dupont

with Louis Dupont

Edith Piaf Family

Edith Piaf's parents:

Edith Piaf's father was Louis-Alphonse Gassion Edith Piaf's mother was Annetta Giovanna Maillard

Edith Piaf's children:

Edith Piaf's daughter was Marcelle Dupont

Edith Piaf's current partners:

Edith Piaf's husband was Theo Sarapo

Edith Piaf's former partners:

Edith Piaf had an affair with Marlene Dietrich Edith Piaf had a relationship with Marcel Cerdan Edith Piaf's former husband was Jacques Pills Edith Piaf had a relationship with Louis Dupont