While I was an undergraduate at UCLA I’d attended a performance of Edith Piaf as she visited Los Angeles. It was a stunning revelation as to the possibilities of what one woman could do singing alone on a stage and wearing a very simple black dress, and I believe wearing what looked to be carpet slippers! She was, as the term goes — present!
Find out how this helped him define “the look” of another chanteuse…click on the blue letters above.
And for further adventures and sketches, click below.