TF1 Reportages Découverte documentary on Père Lachaise

Don’t miss this documentary on Père Lachaise on Saturday, October 29 at 1:30 pm With Thierry Le Roi, André Chabot, Philippe Landru and Jean-Louis Sacchet. Découvrez les secrets du plus grand cimetière du monde avec ses 44 hectares de verdure : Le Père-Lachaise ! #ReportagesDécouverte à 13:30 pic.twitter.com/LQUPwfs88b — TF1 (@TF1) October 29, 2016 Replay… Read More TF1 Reportages Découverte documentary on Père Lachaise

A live music walk through Père Lachaise by Les Sons Tissés

Acoustic homages to Bizet, Mano Solo, Chopin, Alain Bashung and Françis Poulenc A spectacular event took place last Sunday in Père Lachaise. A first of its kind music project was organized by Les Sons Tissés (woven sounds), an association of master’s degree students in music studies at the Sorbonne. For their end-of-year project, members performed… Read More A live music walk through Père Lachaise by Les Sons Tissés

Père Lachaise cemetery, “the silent soul of Paris”

Eternity’s “It” Destination Podcast You don’t want to miss this recently published podcast on Père Lachaise by @ThomasBett. ‘The Père Lachaise Cemetery: Eternity’s “It” Destination’ explores the iconic individuals buried at a Parisian cemetery and their lesser-known graveyard neighbours. It depicts the many stories behind those individuals, how they have ended up with this one… Read More Père Lachaise cemetery, “the silent soul of Paris”

Père Lachaise tour guides in the news

The Wall Street Journal has just published an interesting article on the “stiff competition” among the numerous tour guides in Père Lachaise. Our friend Thierry Le Roi gets a mention!! Who is the chief 'necrosophe' of this historic Paris cemetery? There's fierce rivalry between the tour guides: http://t.co/ORrGjJPkY8 — Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) August 21,… Read More Père Lachaise tour guides in the news

Bats and vampiric lore in Père Lachaise Cemetery

C'est l'entrée cachée de la #batcave 🌚 #batman #geekonly #comics #perelachaise A post shared by spaghetti_noodle (@spaghetti_noodle) on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:31am PDT The symbolism of cemeteries can be rather ominous, with skulls and flying souls and the refrain of memento mori — remember that you will die. By the 19th century, however, most… Read More Bats and vampiric lore in Père Lachaise Cemetery