Botrel, Théodore

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Botrel, Théodore Gender: M
Jean Baptiste Théodore Marie Botrel
born on 14 September 1868 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Dinan, France, 48n27, 2w02
Timezone LMT m2w02 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 21°33' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°37 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 22°25'

Théodore Botrel


French singer-songwriter, poet and playwright. He is best known for his popular songs about his native Brittany, of which the most famous is 'La Paimpolaise.' During World War I he became France's official "Bard of the Armies."

He died on 28 July 1925 in Pont-Aven, Brittany, France. His incomplete autobiography, "souvenirs d'un barde errant," was published after his death.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'chanteurs' pdf file, p. 36.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet