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Monument à Xavier Privas

born Antoine Taravel; Lyon 1863 - Paris 1927
French singer, poet, goguettier and composer
(Wikipedia)
Georges Salendre
1930

Lyon /  Monument à Xavier Privas   Lyon /  Monument à Xavier Privas

Description

Stele with on one face a relief portrait of Privas and another person. On the other side is a list of his songbooks. On the stele sit a man and a women with their faces against each other.

Inscription(s)

A XAVIER PRIVAS

chansons hvmai
nes chansons ch
imeriqves la chan
son sentimenta
le la chanson des
hevres chanson
povr l'amante ch
ansons des enfan
ts dv pevple l'am
ovr chante la ch
anson de lyon
1863-1925

Signature

g. salendre

Lyon - Monument à Xavier Privas

Jardin des Chartreux

In the Jardin des Chartreux are several monuments honoring some of Lyon's literary and artistic figures (most of them rather vandalised when we visited the park in August 2018):

Info: Patrimoine Rhône-Alpes, Promenade des Chartreux, puis Jardin des Chartreux.

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Location (N 45°46'7" - E 4°49'17")

Item Code: frra182; Photograph: 14 August 2018
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