Even in modern times, performing on the street offers little chance of winning a prize.
What about the beginning of the 19th century, when acrobats and vocalists performed in order to earn their living? Nobody among them even dared to imagine of performing on a significant stage.
Our heroine made her entrance into the world on a cobblestone street in the Belleville neighborhood of Paris.
It’s possible that the freezing temperatures in December and the cuckoo combined to take his life. However, thanks to a piercing scream, the newborn was saved from the fate of being frozen to death.
A member of the police force located Anita Maillard’s family and helped her get her kid. The events of the First World War were getting underway.
The crumb’s father had made his way to the forefront of the action. The baby’s maternal grandmother was the only person who held out any hope.
The caretaker wasn’t interested in providing the infant with an excessive amount of attention. She did not take care of the infant and frequently put wine that had been watered down into the bottle.
A baby who was sound asleep would not shake his nerves in any way.
When the war was over, the little girl was freed by her father from the filthy captivity she had been held in. He entrusted her care to his mother, who was a warm and compassionate individual.
The rising star of the global stage has been derailed. Ironically, although she was no longer malnourished, she was living in a brothel.
It wasn’t long before everyone realized that the girl had no eyes. The progression of cataracts was a contributing factor in this.
Grandma Louise was a fervent Christian who prayed continually for her granddaughter’s complete recovery.
The mom did not hold back on any of the costs associated with sending the girl to the doctor. And then a miracle took place! The unfortunate little girl was able to recover her vision.
This meant that our protagonist would be able to attend class. However, when he got there, another blow was waiting for him.
His contemporaries did not wish to associate with the woman who lived in the brothel. The little girl, who was just nine years old, made the decision to move home with her father.
On the streets of Paris was where he made his living as an acrobat, where he would do various stunts.
The discovery that the child had a voice that could sing came as a pleasant surprise. When bystanders heard the pitiful tunes performed by the small ragged performer, they immediately handed over their money.
After another five years, the young lady began giving solo performances. Her voice was distinctive, but she didn’t stand out visually at all. The young girl had no one to teach her the ways of womanhood.
It was impossible for her to put on lipstick. She was underweight and sickly looking. However, the proprietor of a Parisian cabaret named Juan-les-Pins took a chance by inviting our protagonist to perform on stage. And thus is how the shining star came into being.
As soon as the girl who had been mistreated opened her mouth, the audience went completely silent out of shock. The alias “Piaf,” which translates to “sparrow,” was chosen by Edith.
Very soon, she will give a performance in the largest music venue in Paris, and she will win the hearts of the people who live in her country for all time.