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Théo Sarapo
Birth: Jan. 26, 1936
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Death: Aug. 28, 1970
Departement de la Haute-Vienne
Limousin, France

Singer, Actor. Real name Theophanis Lamboukas. A hairdresser by profession, he was introduced to French singer Edith Piaf by her secretary. They married when he was 26 and she 46. Piaf chose the name Sarapo (Greek for "I Love You") for him and they began performing as a duet, scoring their first hit with the song "What Good Is Love" (1962). Piaf died while he was shooting "Judex" (1963), the film he is best known for. He subsequently inherited her debts and was evicted from their apartment on Christmas day 1963. His hits as a solo singer include "The House Which No Longer Sings". Sarapo died in an automobile accident and was interred with Piaf and her daughter Marcelle. The motto on their tomb translates as "Love Conquers All". (bio by: ditdit) 
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  Édith Giovanna Piaf (1915 - 1963)
Cimetière du Père Lachaise
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Plot: Division 97, buried beside Edith Piaf
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Oct 29, 2007
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- Janis•E
 Added: Aug. 23, 2017

- Brenda K. Thom
 Added: May. 11, 2017
Such irony that Theo should inherit debts from one of the most honored musicians of all time. Many are still put out in the cold for unjust reasons, no matter how much they love. Rest in peace.
- JM
 Added: Apr. 22, 2017
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