100. Geburstag

Katharine Mehrling: Mein Leben mit Edith Piaf

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Peter Zander
Große Stimme, kleine Frau: Edith Piaf fasziniert das Publikum noch heute

Große Stimme, kleine Frau: Edith Piaf fasziniert das Publikum noch heute

Foto: g49 / picture alliance / Globe-ZUMA

Am 19. Dezember wäre der „Spatz von Paris“ 100 Jahre alt geworden. Berlins Musicalstar gratuliert. Alles begann mit einer Musikkassette.

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Auf Spurensuche in Paris

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Sie brannte von beiden Enden

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Aus dem Bauch heraus

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Da geht’s ans Eingemachte

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Die Krönung: Zwei Konzerte zum 100.

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Auch Charles Dumont kommt nach Berlin

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