Musée Édith Piaf

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Musée Édith Piaf
Established1977
Location5, rue Crespin du Gast, 75011 Paris
Coordinates48°51′58″N 2°22′54″E / 48.86617°N 2.38172°E / 48.86617; 2.38172Coordinates: 48°51′58″N 2°22′54″E / 48.86617°N 2.38172°E / 48.86617; 2.38172
TypePrivate memorabilia collection
Visitorsfree, by appointment only
DirectorFriends of Édith Piaf Association
CuratorBernard Marchois
Public transit accessMénilmontant

The Musée Édith Piaf is a private museum dedicated to singer Édith Piaf located in the 11th arrondissement at 5, rue Crespin du Gast, Paris, France. It is open by appointment; admission is free.[1]

The museum was created by Bernard Marchois, author of two Piaf biographies, and occupies two rooms within a private apartment. It contains memorabilia including her china collection, gold and platinum records, dress and shoes, photographs, fan letters, sheet music, posters, and recordings.

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  1. ^ "Le Musée d'Edith Piaf: a little-known Paris museum". The Guardian. June 1, 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2016.