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Père Lachaise

Dates for 2019 Lachaise Musical music walks in Père Lachaise

Dates for 2019 Lachaise Musical music walk in Père Lachaise.

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Jim Morrison

Does Jim Morrison’s Epitaph Suggest He Was Possessed by Demons?

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Père Lachaise

Watch a new Père Lachaise documentary by Arte.tv through December 31

Père-Lachaise cemetery is a surprisingly diverse natural habitat, a hidden biosphere in the heart of Paris.

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Jim Morrison

New documentary explores Jim Morrison’s last days in his own words

In March 1971, Jim Morrison lead singer of The Doors left his life in Los Angeles behind and joined his girlfriend Pamela Courson in Paris to write poetry. Four months later he was dead. Paris, 1971 is a dream-like meditative journey, imaginatively recounting his last days and interment at the mythic Père Lachaise cemetery.

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Père Lachaise

Guided live music tour in Père Lachaise for the Fête de la Musique

The Fête de la Musique is on Wednesday June 21 this year. Our friend, Thierry Le Roi, Père Lachaise guide extraordinaire, has programmed a special guided live music tour this coming Sunday to celebrate the Fête de Musique and honour musicians in Père Lachaise. You don’t want to miss this!

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Lachaise Musical #3 : A Music and Visual Arts Walking Tour in Père Lachaise

A unique experience guaranteed If you’re in Paris this weekend, don’t miss this exceptional walking tour of Père Lachaise. The theme for this 3rd edition of Lachaise Musical will be “Music and Visual Arts.” The walking tour is organised and performed by music students at Paris-Sorbonne and Sorbonne Nouvelle. Honouring artists in Père Lachaise with […]

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Instagram takeover: Gilles Prin

I’m happy to announce that this week I invited French photographer, Gilles Prin, for the first takeover of the accompanying Instagram account to this blog dedicated to Père Lachaise cemetery. Gilles will be sharing a series of black and white photographs for one week starting today. Join us! Follow on Instagram instagram.com/perelachaiseparis. If you have […]

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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 […]

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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 […]