Henri Chopin

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Birthday
18, 1922
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 3, 2008 (85)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1922
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 3, 2008 (85)

About

Avant-garde concrete/sound poet, artist, publisher, filmmaker, and musician. His best-known works include Poesie Sonore Internationale and Graphpoemesmachine.

Before Fame

He was the son of a Parisian accountant and had two brothers, both of whom died during the World War II years.

Trivia

His aesthetic involved the use of unrefined sound in his recordings of literary/artistic works.

Family Life

His wife Jean died in 1985, and Chopin lived with his daughter in England from 2001 until his death.

Associated With

He and Bill Bissett were both sound poets.

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