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Arthur Rimbaud (1854–1891)

Arthur Rimbaud was born on October 20, 1854 in Charleville-Mézières, Ardennes, France as Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud. He was a writer, known for Ein großer graublauer Vogel (1970), Chelsea Walls (2001) and Les amants criminels (1999). He died on November 10, 1891 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. See full bio »

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 2016 Jours de France (verse: Vers & fragments)
 2013 L'Éternité (Short) (poem)
 2011 Amore carne (Documentary) (texts)
 2009 Le temps de l'amour (Short) (additional material)
 2007 Yumurta (poem: trailer)
 2004 Roy Stuart's Glimpse 12 (Video) (text)
 2001 Chelsea Walls (poem "Seasons in Hell")
 1999 Les amants criminels (poem "Nuit de l'enfer" from "Une saison en enfer")
 1993 Drug-Taking and the Arts (Documentary) (letters Letters of the Visionary)
 1992 The Michael Nyman Songbook (Documentary) (poem "L'Orgie Parisienne, Ou Paris Se Repeuple")
 1985 Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud (Short) (text)
 1985 Le poème (Short) (poem "Le bateau ivre")
 1974 Le dormeur (Short) (poem)
 1970 Ein großer graublauer Vogel (poem "Bottom")
 1950 Vagabonds imaginaires (poem 'Le bateau ivre')
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 2001 Chelsea Walls (writer: "Seasons in Hell" (1873))
 1993 Cap Tourmente (lyrics: "Les Corbeaux")
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 1998 Venus Blue (Short) (poetry excerpts)
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 1990 Continental (acknowledgment - as J.A. Rimbaud)
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2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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J.A. Rimbaud


5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

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When the endless servitude of woman is finally shattered, when she comes to live by and for herself, man - up to then abominable - having released her, she too will be a poet! Woman will find a portion of the unknown! Will her world of ideas differ from ours? She will find strange, unfathomable, repulsive, delicious things.


A brilliant yet tortured artiste who searched for a new style of literary expression, Rimbaud never wrote for publication again after his major work "A Season in Hell". He turned his back on the artistic world and traveled on three continents for about 20 years until he died at age 37. His poetry, as well as his life, made an indelible impression on 20th century writers, artists and musicians. See more »

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