Edith Piaf lived from 1915-1963 (48 years) but unfortunately died before her 48th birthday. This article says she died at 49 but shouldn't it say 47?
Édith Piaf was a French cabaret singer and international star. Read and listen to our bilingual article, then listen to a few of her classic songs.
Note: The tenses in this French article and its English translation don't match! In French, we use the present and future tenses to describe historical stories like this to evoke a sense of immediacy, whereas in English, we commonly use the past tense - learn more about historical French tenses.