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Robert Desnos

1900-1945 FR, Paris
Spoken Word and Folk

French poet. Robert Desnos was at the vanguard of Surrealism and one of the first poets to explore automatic writing. He was born 4 July 1900 in Paris, France and died 8 June 1945 in Terezín (Theresienstadt) in occupied Czechoslovakia (in "Malá pevnost" which was an inner part of Terezín used only for political prisoners) from typhoid, only weeks (but still in May) after the camp's liberation.

        
Genres
  • Spoken Word
  • Folk
  • Children's Music
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
La fourmi on Poètes & chansons : Robert Desnos by Robert Desnos
La chanson du petit jour on Poètes & chansons : Robert Desnos by Robert Desnos
Relation D'un Reve on The French Avant-Garde in the 20th Century by Various Artists
Description of a Dream (1938) on Surrealism Reviewed by Various Artists
La complainte de Fantomas on Poètes & chansons : Robert Desnos by Robert Desnos
Couplet de la rue de Bagnolet on Poètes & chansons : Robert Desnos by Robert Desnos
Le souvenir on Poètes & chansons : Robert Desnos by Robert Desnos
Lou la requine on Poètes & chansons : Robert Desnos by Robert Desnos
L'épitaphe on Poètes & chansons : Robert Desnos by Robert Desnos
Lisbonne on Poètes & chansons : Robert Desnos by Robert Desnos

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Chantefleurs (Extraits)Chantal Galiana / Robert Desnos & Jean Wiener1995Album
La Ménagerie De Tristan - Extraits De La Ménagerie De Tristan De Robert DesnosRobert Desnos, Gilles Méchin et Tina Alschet1975Single
Federico García Lorca / Robert DesnosFederico García Lorca1973Album
ChantefleursRobert Desnos, Anne & GillesSingle
Robert Desnos Dit Par Olivier HussenotRobert Desnos Dit Par Olivier HussenotSingle
ChantefablesRobert Desnos Par Anne & GillesSingle
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