A collection of stories and photos compiled by New York Magazine, about their personal history with New York City. Come for the amazing photo of Edith Piaf, stay for Alec Baldwin eating Velveeta by himself.

  ca. 1950 Piaf in Love and Grief Edith Piaf performed regularly at the Versailles, on East 50th Street, including on October 28, 1949, the evening she learned that her lover, Marcel Cerdan, had died in a plane crash. She sang “Hymne à l’Amour” and collapsed before reaching the final line: “God reunites those who love each other.”  Photo: Photofest

 

ca. 1950

Piaf in Love and Grief Edith Piaf performed regularly at the Versailles, on East 50th Street, including on October 28, 1949, the evening she learned that her lover, Marcel Cerdan, had died in a plane crash. She sang “Hymne à l’Amour” and collapsed before reaching the final line: “God reunites those who love each other.” 

Photo: Photofest

Source: http://kottke.org/15/03/new-york-city-afte...
Posted
AuthorJason Windsor