October 31, 2013 | by Staff reports
Singer reprises Edith Piaf tribute at Lisner
Jil Aigrot, France, Edith Piaf, gay news, Washington Blade

Jil Aigrot as popular French Singer Edith Piaf. (Photo courtesy Lisner)

Jil Aigrot pays tribute to French singer Edith Piaf in the homage performance “Edith” at Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University (730 21st St., N.W.) Sunday at 7 p.m.

Aigrot was the voice of Piaf in the acclaimed movie about Piaf’s life starring Marion Cotillard, “La Vie En Rose.” Aigrot was cast in the movie after meeting Ginou Richer, author of “Edith Piaf, My Friend.” Aigrot has gone on to interpret Piaf’s music on stage to international acclaim.

Tickets are $25, $30 and $35. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit lisner.org or call 202-994-6800.

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