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Louis Aragon (1897–1982)

Louis Aragon was born on October 3, 1897, in Paris, France. He graduated from Lycée Carnot, then studied medicine in Sorbonne and befriended a fellow medical student André Breton. In 1917 he was drafted in the First World War and served in a military hospital. There he met Guillaume Apollinaire and they became close friends. Together with Breton, ... See full bio »


(age 85) in Paris, France

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8 Women
8 Women Soundtrack
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Elsa la rose
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 2003 Aurélien (TV Movie) (novel)
 1996 Le bel été 1914 (novel)
 1983 Les beaux quartiers (TV Movie) (novel)
 1981 Catherine (TV Movie) (novel "Les cloches de Bâle")
 1978 Aurélien (TV Movie) (novel)
 1972 Plain-chant (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 Elsa la rose (Documentary short) (idea)
 1947 La rose et le réséda (Short) (poem)
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 2010 Verbotene Liebe (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3540 (2010) ... (lyrics: "Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux")
 2007 Gone with the Woman (lyrics: "Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux") / (music: "Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux")
 2002 8 Women (lyrics: "Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux" (There's no happy love)) / (music: "Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux" (There's no happy love))
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 1978 Video 50 (TV Movie)
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 1974 La fête aujourd'hui, la fête demain (Documentary)
 1967 Bienvenue (TV Series)
Himself - Main guest
- Louis Aragon et Elsa Triolet (1967) ... Himself - Main guest
 1966 Elsa la rose (Documentary short)
 1965 Cinéastes de notre temps (TV Series documentary)
 1937 Defensa de Madrid (Segunda parte) (Documentary short)
 1930 The Bearded Heart (Short)
Himself (Surrealist poet)
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 1999 Eddie Constantine: Cet homme est un sentimental... (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)

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