French singer known by the nickname The Little Sparrow who released classic songs like "La Foule" and "Non, je ne regrette rien."
She was watched by prostitutes who worked at her mother's brothel. She worked as a street singer after having her first daughter when she was seventeen.
Her song "La Vie en rose" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame Award.
She married Jacques Pills on September 20, 1952 and, after their divorce in 1956, she remarried Theo Sarapo on October 9, 1962.
In 1944, she discovered