Little Sparrow


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Noun1.Little Sparrow - French cabaret singer (1915-1963)
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As Miss Mills spoke in her motherly tone, and cast a proud and happy look toward the warm and quiet nest in which she had sheltered this friendless little sparrow, feeling sure that God meant her to keep it from falling to the ground, Polly put both arms about her neck, and kissed her withered cheek with as much loving reverence as if she had been a splendid saint, for in the likeness of this plain old maid she saw the lovely charity that blesses and saves the world.
1915: Legendary singer Edith Piaf, "the little sparrow who began singing in the streets when she was a teenager and lived a life of lovers, alcohol and drugs", was born in Paris.
Tiny Tumbleweed was encouraged, and tried her best to take root and grow in the desert rains, to make shelter and seeds for the little sparrow to find and spread.
Yes he is huge, (I feel like a little sparrow sat next to him, and I'm no pocketsized girl myself) and yes, he may look like he's just been released from prison.
The Little Sparrow was a singing superstar, but her life was fraught with alcoholism, heartache and tragedy.
from Rob Jones & Rob White, Katy Alex, Chris Elliot, Creaky Bones, Alex Hulme, Kevin Critchley, Southbound Attic Band, Rosenblume, Paul Wilkes, Little Sparrow, Paul Straws, Me & Deboe, Henry Pulp & The Lying B*st*rds, Ivan Campo, Alx Green, Richie Syrett and The Midnight Ramble.
Vik devotes her latest show, which she presents three times this weekend, to the French singer who was born [ETH]dith Gassion but became known to her countrymen as La Mme Piaf, or Little Sparrow.
1915: Legendary singer Edith Piaf, ''the little sparrow who began singing in the streets when she was a teenager and lived a life of lovers, alcohol and drugs'', was born in Paris.
But the highlight for me was her beautiful acapella rendition of Little Sparrow which showcased her vocals perfectly.
Actress Marion Cotillard won an Oscar in 2008 for brilliantly portraying Piaf -- "the Little Sparrow,'' as she was affectionately known to the French, in "La Vie En Rose.
And threading through all the other enjoyable things to see and taste is the music which will be provided by The Carpenter Ants, Doc Greenberg's Patient Jazz Band, Little Sparrow and Option 22.
During Little Sparrow, I spotted tears in many a fans' eyes, and only one word could describe the effect - mesmerising.